Text of Victoria Falls The famous Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River. Located on the border between Zambia...
The famous Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River. Located on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe, in the Livingstone district of Zambia and the Hwange district of Zimbabwe. They are 1.7 km wide and 108 metres high, an extraordinary spectacle.Water dropping into a narrow and very deep abyss.
David Livingstone, visited the Falls in 1855 and named them in honour of Queen Victoria. Locally they are still called Mosi-oa-Tunya, which means the smoke that thunders.
It is one of the greatest tourist attractions on the African continent.
In 1989 UNESCO declared these falls a Humanity Heritage Site, covering a protected area of 8,780 hectares.
A child on the edge of an abyss!
oThis is called The Devil's Pool, a naturalswimming pool formed in the rocks just abovethe 108 metre high Victoria Falls!
The bravest ones stand on the veryedge to get their photos taken!
From September to December, due to low water levels,it is safe to swim on the edge of this waterfall.
Jumping into the pool!
Curiosity overcomes fear...
Taking original photos!
An adrenalin discharge and yell ofexcitement at the edge of the abyss!
Well? Did that excite you?
Produced by:Aura da LuaPress ESC to exitTranslated from Portuguese by Alan H. Orr