7 Fun Facts That Will Make You Fall In With Love The Dassie You may know the Dassie (Afrikaans) as a rock hyrax. The dassie may look like a rodent but it isn’t one. It has been reported that this little creature is closely related to elephants. Dassies are mainly found in the drier and rocky […]
Results Of The Matobo Hills Quiz We ran a quiz testing your knowledge of the Matobo National Park. The Matobo Hills quiz was a huge success. Nearly 450 of you responded within the 48-hour time-frame for the competition. Interestingly enough, no one managed to get 100% of the questions correct. Still, congratulations to the winner, […]
Hands down, a Zimbabwe safari is probably one of the best trips anyone can take. There is so much to do, so much to see and a lot to learn. Undeniably, a safari is as exciting as it is educational. ONLY IF, you remember to adhere by certain rules. RULE 1: When on safari, your safety […]
Matobo national Park is located around 34kms to the South of the city of Bulawayo. This green park was established in 1926 and is also the oldest national park in Zimbabwe. Matobo National Park teems with diverse plant, bird and animal species. It has over 200 tree species including mountain acacia, wild pear, paper bark tree […]
The quickest and easiest way to become a rhino expertFirstly, is a Black Rhino even black? Is a White Rhino well, white? The answer to both questions is NO. That’s right! Both species are, in fact, grey with the Black Rhino having a darker shade than the White Rhino. So, how do you tell the Difference Between […]
Today is World Environment Day. This year the theme is “Beat Plastic Pollution” and official commemorations are taking place in India. The Prime Minister of the country, Narendra Modi, took to twitter and wrote: “Greetings on #WorldEnvironmentDay. Together, let us ensure that our future generations live in a clean and green planet, in harmony with […]
Matobo Hills is Listed in the 2018 World Monuments Watch Wondering why it is listed in the World Monuments Watch (WMF)? This natural landscape is threatened by several factors including deforestation. That is the reason why. The World Monuments Fund announced the List on 15 October 2017. The WMF is a private nonprofit organization founded in […]
A Quick Guide to the Matobo Hills Matobo Hills is a natural UNESCO World Heritage Site covering 44 500 Hectares of rugged land and some of the most spectacular granite scenery in the world.