This traveller is centimeters away from going over the top of a huge waterfall, laughing in the face of a 108 meter (354 ft) drop. This is Victoria Falls on the Zambia - Zimbabwe border where 3000 cubic meters of water per second drop into an abyss.
Zimbabwe like a lot of African countries follows a certain set of rules. Love or hate them, these must be followed or you will find yourself in a tough situation.
Zimbabwe was once an African powerhouse. A nation at the forefront of regional politics. But in recent decades, its become a country in political turmoil, split by Robert Mugabe and not the ideal spot for easy-going tourists.
Zimbabwe like most African nations has a host of dangerous diseases. Most are easy to avoid if you follow some basic rules, and the country isn't a lot more dangerous than most of its neighbours.
Southern Africa compared to other parts of the continent is relatively safe and peaceful, but Zimbabwe has hard a dark past over the last few decades, and the turmoil isn't over.
An outbreak of Cholera continues to wreak havoc in Zimbabwe, according to WHO reports. December 1st 2008 saw over 11,000 cases and 484 deaths from Cholera, since August 2008.