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Zimbabwe: We landed in a country racked by political upheaval. At 9:00 AM the Harare airport lay quiet, deserted; twenty minutes to obtain a visa, retrieve our luggage, and clear customs/passport control. We left the modern International terminal and with the guidance of friendly locals, found the sleepy building that served as the domestic terminal. A sign read: "check firearms & ammunition." A large room that looked like a coat-check served as firearm storage. Two armed men passed us. Out-of-sync with this scene, the general atmosphere and mood was not sinister. Skies clear, temperature 18 Celsius, people smiled and answered our inquiring looks in English. Easy traveling.
Check all weapons. Please do not smoke or light incendiary bombs. Thank you for flying Air Zimbabwe.
Air Zimbabwe weighs bags, so leave extra clothes behind.