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Saturday, May 15, 1999
Waterfalls, Harare, Zimbabwe
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Waterfalls, Harare, Zimbabwe:
Latitude: 17° 58' 7" South
Longitude: 31° 0' 7" East
Altitude: 5034 feet
From Seattle: 11390 miles
Lodging: Hotel - Shoestring Backpackers

Today's Travel:
Country: Zimbabwe
Region: Greater Harare
Start: Waterfalls, Harare, Zimbabwe
Stop 1. City Center
End:Waterfalls, Harare, Zimbabwe
Linear:26 miles
Weather: Mostly Sunny

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Trip Stats to Date:
Day: 765
Linear Dist: 143890
Countries Visited: 55
Regions Visited: 221
More stats...
Hotels: 214
Friends / Family: 160
Camping: 114
Hostels: 215
Transit: 55
Other Lodging: 6
Beers: 2932

Journal Entry:
Got up early to catch the eight o'clock shuttle in to town. Spent a little more time at an internet cafe. Had luch (pizza!) with Claudia then went on a quest for a Lonely Planet East Africa - no luck. Caught the 12:30 shuttle back to the hostel and spent the rest of the afternoon hanging out in the sun reading. Took a late afternoon nap then went out to join everyone for the braii - a whole lamb. Unfortunately the lamb was very fatty and unevenly cooked - most of it was unedible. A huge disappointment since it had looked and smelled so good all afternoon.

Related Sites:
CNN: Current Weather in Harare
US State Department Consular Information Sheets: Zimbabwe
CIA World Fact Book: Zimbabwe

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