Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp I had seen the pictures of the lodge on the website and they were breath-taking. However, having visited a lodge the previous year whose net pictures were a huge disappointment I wondered if Matobo Hills Lodge would also turn out to be just another case of “false advertising”. The 55km kilometre […]
The Matobo hills National Park is located about 40 km south of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. The hills consist of an area about 3000 square Kilometres of which 424 square Kilometres is National Park. The national park itself is the oldest in Zimbabwe, it was established in 1926 at the request of British colonialist Cecil John Rhodes. […]
In July, 120 years ago, during the bloody battle of the Matopos, the Matabele impis, armed only with assegais and the occasional muzzle loader, surely perfected the use of guerrilla warfare.