Photographer's Note

Excuse me, allways the same scan defaults but I post this shot witch give the solution for the following question, witch was asked here :
Were is the falls exit ? The solution is through the canyon !
The incredible deep canyon network, 80 km long, begin just after the falls. An Eiffel style bridge span the abyss, connecting Zambia (bottomside) and Zimbabwe (topside).
The Victoria Falls Bridge was commissioned by Cecil John Rhodes in 1900, although he never visited the falls and died before construction began, he expressed his wish that the "railway should cross the Zambezi just below the Victoria Falls. I should like to have the spray of the falls over the carriages."

The bridge affords a magnificent view both down the gorge on the one side and through to the falls on the other. The immense depth of the gorge can be fully appreciated from this perspective and combined with the sea green river below, the shiny black rock face and lush green foliage, the 360 degree view from the bridge is breathtaking. The enthusiasts for big thrills can practise the jump with the rubber band starting from this 110m height bridge !

You will find enclosed a text extract from Jumbo Williams; Zambezi, River of Africa. 1988.
"The first impression was unmistakable: immense power, the raw energy unleashed when the entire Zambezi leaps wildly into a black two kilometer wide abyss. The scale is massive, the spectacle spellbinding and perpetually changing. The falls hiss and roar as if possessed, they rumble and crash like thunder. Vast clouds spew and billow out from the seething cauldron of its dark impenetrable depths. The moving water creates a magnetism that sucks you closer, so that you recoil in horror to quench a subliminal sacrificial urge."

Last photo tomorrow...

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