Rainbow at Victoria Falls Zambia

Weekly Photo Challenge: Refraction

I could hear the roar of the water before I saw it; all 500 million litres that pour over the edge of Victoria Falls every minute. The wet mist that sprays off the falls can be seen more than 20km away and we were all soaked through before we had even caught a glimpse of ‘The Smoke that Thunders’.

It might not be the tallest or widest waterfall in the world, but with it’s thundering noise, wild setting in the middle of Africa, its awesome power and magnitude, and when a refraction of the light causes a colourful rainbow to arch across the gorge, Victoria Falls is without doubt one of the most jaw-dropping.

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Reasons to travel with someone you love

Weekly Photo Challenge: Selfie

I don’t normally take photos of myself but, when it comes to selfies of me and Alex, oh I have hundreds!

When you travel with just the two of you, it’s hard to get photos together.  Either you’re stuck taking pictures of one or the other of you so it looks like you both went on holiday alone, or you have that awkward moment of asking a stranger to take a photo of you together, making sure you pick the person who looks most likely to understand English and most likely to be able to use a camera and take a half decent picture.

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