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This morning, fully recharged, we entered Zimbabwe, another African country with a tenuous political situation. One result is violent outbreaks in the power struggle between white and black, rich and poor. Another result is good tourist package deals. We had no idea about our airline or flight number, just an assurance that someone would meet us at Victoria Falls Airport. That person turned out to be our pilot, Emmanuel. He showed us our plane: a small Cessna. Not much room, but that was okay since we were the only people on the flight. Our pilot explained that politics around here has been hell on the tourist trade. We didn't mind, but you can really feel the bumps in these small planes. Airsick, we stopped in a town called Kariba.
Our pilot, Emmanuel. He's happy that I didn't get sick in the plane.