5 Special things about Victoria Falls

5 Special things about Victoria Falls

 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 .

5 special things about Victoria falls

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

.Rainbow

3.RAINING 24/7 
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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