From its impressive size to an enduring mystery linked to a yet unexplored underground tunnel, here are just a few of the reasons Great Zimbabwe should be on your bucket list. Great Zimbabwe covers almost 800ha or 8km² – that’s four times the size of Monaco! The site is divided into 3 sections: the Hill Complex (aka the Royal City), the Great Enclosure and the Valley Ruins. Founded in the 11th century the city peaked in the 14th century when 10 000 people were believed to liv
With the final ceremony of the passing of Nelson Mandela now behind us, the transformation of the great statesman and humanitarian from man to legend will gather momentum, and rightfully so. When the physical presence of someone of Madiba’s stature is no more, attention shifts to the geographical places where that person was born, lived and died, as well as the places where some of his or her most epic feats were accomplished. In Mandela’s case this process has already begu
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