The Zambezi River and the Victoria Falls from the Zambian side - snapshot taken from a helicopter.
The Victoria Falls constitutes one of the most spectacular natural wonders of the world. The Local people call it "Mosi-oa-Tunya" -- the smoke that thunders and the Falls are remarkable.
There is a magic about them manifested in the towering column of spray when the river is high, the thunder of the falling water, the terrifying abyss and tranquil lagoons upstream in which hippo and deadly crocodiles lurk.
The Victoria falls is 1 708 meters wide, making it the largest curtain of water in the world. It drops between 90m and 107m into the Zambezi Gorge and an average of 550,000 cubic metres of water plummet over the edge every minute.
Remarkably preserved in its natural state, Victoria falls inspires visitors as much today as it did David Livingstone in the 1860's. The falls and the surrounding area have been declared National Parks and a World Heritage Site, thus preserving the area from excessive commercialisation.
Nobody has marked this note useful
Critiques | Translate
pajaran (56658) 2012-10-15 23:34
Lep pogled sa helikoptera ...
Dobra ostrina, kontrast i perspektiva, lepe boje.
Dobar tekst i kompozicija, lepi refleksi na vodi.
Dobar snimak, moje cestitke.
Dobro dosli na TE.
Imajte lep i uspesan dan.
Schöner Blick aus dem Helikopter ...
Gute Schärfe, Kontrast und Perspektive, schöne Farben.
Gute Inhalte und Zusammensetzung schönen Reflexionen auf dem Wasser.
Guter Schuss, meine Glückwünsche.
Willkommen bei TE.
Haben Sie einen schönen und erfolgreichen Tag.
All the best.
Nice view from the helicopter ...
Good sharpness, contrast and perspective, beautiful colors.
Good content and composition, beautiful reflections on the water.
Good shot, my congratulations.
Welcome to TE.
Have a nice and successful day.
All the best.
batalay (37451) 2012-10-16 6:37
At the outset, welcome to Trekearth. This is a dramatic photo with which you've made your debut. Complementing this image, is a photo I critiqued just last night submitted by my good Trekearth friend, Malgorzata (emka). Regards, and again welcome.
Miguel82 (27028) 2012-11-10 4:45
Welcome on Te!
So famous worldwide must see natural place, in french "la fumée qui gronde"!
Who knows? Maybe one day I can visit it.
I understand that it was difficult to frame inside of the mirco light air craft
Good contrast, sharpness and fine colors
Bon week end