At the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe is the world’s largest waterfall: Victoria Falls. The indigenous name for the Falls is Mosi-oa-Tunya, which translates to “the smoke that thunders.” Its magnificence comes from being so high (over 300 feet) and wide (over 5,000 feet).
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Although it was August during the “dry” season when I was there, wherever I was–standing nearby in the mists, hiking a mile away, or lodging many miles in the distance–I could still hear the thunder.
Photo credit: Athena Alexander