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Family show…mummy, daddy little one.

Family show…mummy, daddy little one.

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Nalatale Ruins

Nalatale Ruins

Nalatale Ruins

This is the only hill taller than the one on which Nalatale is built.

Take a look at this view…

Nalatale Ruins

Nalatale Ruins are in Shangani. I hadn’t been before and couldn’t really understand why they were built there – until I slogged up that hill…I could see for miles and miles.

Nalatale RuinsBoth images, below and above are (sort of) looking southOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERABelow is a picture of one of the walls, side on –

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The main wall – its been restored at some pointNalatale Ruins

The wall has fallen down in some places, this one, opposite the main wall. I’m told it’s going to be restored soon.Nalatale Ruins

I couldn’t resist taking these flowers – I wondered if the people who occupied these ruins all those years ago also appreciated them. Nalatale Ruins

This view again – I’m not going to say in which direction this is facing – I’m bound to be wrong! Sort of east, I’m guessing!Nalatale Ruins

Close up, you can see the extensive restoration work done on this wall and its good, only the patterns are a bit inconsistent. The colours have also not faded the same! Nalatale RuinsThere was a strange tree up there – Ill make a separate post for that one…

 

Victoria Falls June 2014

Victoria Falls June 2014

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Very, very early in the morning, crouched on the banks of the mighty Zambezi, just before it thunders over the Victoria Falls, I took shot after shot…

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This is the view towards the Victoria Falls

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Victoria Falls, from the air

Victoria Falls, from the air

Victoria Falls from the air

The mighty Zambezi River – a unique view – Flight of AngelsVictoria Falls from the air

I started photoshopping out the buildings in Zambia – but its hard work…OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Im glad they keep the windows of the heli fairly clean – Victoria Falls from the air

I’m guessing the water has been flowing along this river for some time…
Victoria Falls from the air

I admit to being glad I’m not down there – plop…Victoria Falls from the air Victoria Falls from the air OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Tiny, tiny bridge across the falls…Victoria Falls
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I’m not sure what went wrong with this shot, but I like it!Victoria Falls Victoria Falls

Heli ride over the falls…

Victoria Falls, from the air

Victoria Falls, from the air

Victoria Falls from the air

The mighty Zambezi River – a unique view – Flight of AngelsVictoria Falls from the air

I started photoshopping out the buildings in Zambia – but its hard work…OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Im glad they keep the windows of the heli fairly clean – Victoria Falls from the air

I’m guessing the water has been flowing along this river for some time…
Victoria Falls from the air

I admit to being glad I’m not down there – plop…Victoria Falls from the air Victoria Falls from the air OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Tiny, tiny bridge across the falls…Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls Victoria Falls

I’m not sure what went wrong with this shot, but I like it!Victoria Falls Victoria Falls

Heli ride over the falls…

White backed vulture

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This vulture will never be able to fly – his wing is damaged. His name is Judge and he lives in the Victoria Falls