Monday, January 16, 2012

Victoria Falls - from Zimbabwe, Africa

 Victoria Falls
Aerial View
(Tourist Promotion postcard in Zimbabwe, Africa)

We live on a beautiful planet, please do what you can to care and protect the environment for your children.

postmarked in 2004 with a South Africa stamp of a man dressed in costume pulling a cart with people on it

the sender writes:
Dear Aunt and Uncle,
We're having a lovely time here in Southern Africa.  We've spent a few days enjoying watching the animals from open jeeps.  We've been very lucky as we have seen a lot of animals including leopard and lion.  We also visited Victoria Falls - an amazing sight, Take Care -

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The Victoria Falls or Mosi-oa-Tunya (the Smoke that Thunders) is a waterfall located in southern Africa on the Zambezi River between the countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe.

For reference to it's massive size:
Niagara Falls is 51m (167 ft) in height - Iguazu Falls in 64-82m (210 -269 ft) and  Victoria Falls is 108m (360 ft) and Victoria Falls is 1,708 m (5,604 ft) wide.
                                           

3 comments:

MadeInCanarias said...

Wow! What a super great card!

Souvenirmaniac said...

Beautiful view!

Brenda Perez said...

I have not been here. *yet*, but I sure would love to some day!! ;-)