Victoria Falls train station

My brother had decided to finally marry his South African girlfriend of many years and she had said yes. The wedding would be in South Africa where we had just been a year and a half earlier. So we decided it was a good opportunity to travel north before the wedding and discover other Southern African countries. We took the bus from Joburg to Bulawayo in Zimbabwe. For me, Zimbabwe had been a country where you don’t go – Mugabe, violence against white and between black – but when I started reading about Zimbabwe it sounded like a good travelling country.
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South Korea

South Korea Seoul

In 2011, Easter and ANZAC day fell together and made a long weekend. Perfect time to take 10 days off. Originally it was supposed to be a very short Korea part and a longer part in Japan. But then the catastrophe in Fukushima happened a month before our flight. Our stay was now mainly in Korea but since we couldn’t change our flights, we still had to go to Tokyo to fly back.
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