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Zimbabwe: Preparing the Trip

African Fish Eagle (Heliaeetus Vocifer), Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe, Africa

African Fish Eagle (Heliaeetus Vocifer), Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe, Africa

Already in 2010 we played with the idea of visiting Zimbabwe, but found very little information. The economic collapse and the surreal inflation rate made travelling there infeasible between 1998 and 2009. A few blogs raved about an amazing country and some travel guides pointed at some of the challenges, but did not provide answers. Ironically, prior to the dark years, Zimbabwe used to be major tourist destination, with more than 2 million visitors a year. Continue Reading →

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Flying the “Big Bird” Down Under

Traveling on Miles... The new Business Class from Air France, Airbus A380

Traveling on Miles… The new Business Class from Air France, Airbus A380

Not that we got there any sooner, flying in the gigantic Airbus A380, but it was a great experience! Something that Gilles had wanted to do for a long time. The check-in in Paris was already quite a sight. Try to picture 516 passengers getting on board at the same time. To be honest is was very orderly, different utopian looking gateways, one for each class, take the passengers inside. Continue Reading →

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