Zimbabwe

OK, this one should really just be called “Victoria Falls,” because that’s really the only town I visited in Zimbabwe. This is purportedly the “Adventure Capital of Africa.” It was certainly an adventure…

(from Kenya)

12/21/20

airport shuffles…couldn’t find anything to eat my food w/…to Addis…snoozed and breakfasted on ze plane…total anarchy in the airport…managed to make my connnecting flight…watched Horrible Bosses 2 and Shaft on the plane…to Vic Falls…fucked around trying to save a few bucks on a taxi…just ate the $30…to VF Backpackers…sent in my laundry and had a beer…hit the pool…met up w/ the Canadian fam at the pool…they invited me to the thing…called Chase to figure shit out w/ my flights (never finished resolving…need to get on that)…threw on laundry day clothes and met the Canuks and rolled out to that hotel w/ the sick view for sunset…to Boma…kicked that buffet’s ass…ate a worm…got my face painted…played drums and danced…back to lodgespassed out w/ the light on (apparently not the first time…thanks, Autofill!)

12/22/20

zzz…up around 6:30/7…bathrooms were full, so I took a shit in a bag in my garbage can…then I discovered another bathroom that was not ocupado…oh well…got some tea and now I’m chillin’ working on this here spreadsheet (7:39a)fucked around w/ pics forever…figured out my hotel and flight situation for the next few days…got sweepy…took a nap…woke up around 5…took a dip…got a ride to Rainbow Hotel and hit the rooftop…walked to the Big Tree…got hustled into buying figurines from the dudes…bought beer and rum from the liquor store…Three Monkeys…saw the Canucks…caught up for a few…ate a massive blue cheese fried onion burger + pepper relish and fries…cab back to hostelhad a couple beers and nips and worked on pics and stuff…passed out

12/23/20

(rained in the middle of the night…got up brieflly to move and turn power off to computer)…up around 7…got tea and hit the observation tower thing and wandered around the hostel grounds…researched and booked my sunset and whitewater tours…here I is (9:37a)…(think I got some b-fast)hit up the falls…walked the whole park…walked to Shearwater for nommy butternut risotto (that thicc Asian girl was lookin’ FINE)…cab back to hostel…quick nap…pool shower…changedgot picked up for the sunset thing…met Roo (sp?) and parents…rolled out on the Zambezi…pounded beers and hung out w/ Roo & fam and bartender…sunset…back to hostel…inserted myself into the convo w/ the German girls…scared them off…to bedzzz

12/24/20

up…packed and split the Gondo Condo…Whitewater folks forgot me…finally sent someone to get me…quick briefing…met the white Zim family…met the rich hicks from NC…RAPIDS!…flipped over a couple times, but I managed to short swim it…brutal hike back up the gorge…devoured stuff…pounded beers…back to hostelyelled at Chase for three hours while drinking…laid down…crashedzzz

12/25/20

woke up at like 4a…beat off…passed back out…woke back up around 7:30…got a noms full English brekky…here I is (9:35a)…showered and changed and packed…crushed some rum and coke and gifted the rest to the lady at the reception…rode to VFA…bribed security so I could keep RJ’s chain…to gate…here I is (12:03p)

(to South Africa)