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|We saw the falls from the Zambia side and the Zimbabwe side.||Southern Point of Cape Town|
The Victoria Falls or Mosi oa Tunya - "the Smoke that Thunders", are truly a magnificent sight. Here the Zambezi pours 545 million litres (120million gallons) of water per minute into a narrow chasm more than 100m (330 ft) deep. The mist and the spray may reach 500m (over 1500ft) into the sky and may be seen up to 30 kms away. David Livingstone is reputably the first European to see the Victoria Falls and in 1855 he wrote "On sights as beautiful as this, Angels in their flight must have gazed " .
|We went on 3 safaris: Chobe, Kruger, and Hluhluwe||Elephant CHARGE! We saw 700 elephants in one day on our safari in Chobe, Botswana.|
| Cape Buffalo|| Looking for wild game.|
| Wine tasting|
| Bloukrans Bridge -Site of the Worlds Highest Bungee Jump 216 m. Its off a 453 m (1,500 feet) long bridge. 216 m (700 feet) gorge. |
On the raod from Knysna to Oudtshoorn, we stopped to see the famous train bridge where the Outeniqua Choo-Tjoe railroad.
| This is how most people live.|| |
| Indian Ocean|| Sight-seeing in Cape Town|
Big problem in Africa