5 SPECIAL THINGS ABOUT VICTORIA FALLS
1.THE VICTORIA FALLS BRIDGE
It was constructed from steel ,it is 198 meters long with a main arch spanning 156,50 m and 128m high above the lower water mark of the river in the gorge below .
The most special thing about the Victoria falls bridge is that it carries a road,railway and foot way .It is also the main link between Zambia and Zimbabwe .
The bridge has also a historical significance where by in 1975 it was the site of unsuccessful peace talks between Rhodesians and liberation war fighters .Apart from it being in a major source of attraction ,it is also a source of attraction in its own right .Its were most adrenaline pumping blood rushing activities like bungee jumping take place .
2.THE LUNAR RAINBOW
The most beautiful rainbow on earth occurs above the Victoria falls .It occurs mostly when the moon is full ,the sky is relatively clear when the falls are at their peak flow [jan-may] huge rainbows appear through the mist at night .This is visible the day before ,the day of and the day after the full moon
Due to enormous spray generated by falling water from the falls .The spray falls as rain.This is the reason why the falls are called “mosia oa tunya”[the smoke that thunders] no other place on earth rains 24/7 except the Victoria falls .
4.SHARED BY TWO COUNTRIES
The only falls that are shared by two countries ,Zimbabwe and Zambia .This shows how great these falls are and this makes them an exception .
5.IT IS THE ADRENALINE CAPITAL
Surely earning the name the “adventure capital of the earth “tells how special these falls are.Its one of the only places on earth where you can find a concentration of adrenaline pumping activities .
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