Vic Falls listed in Top 10 travel regions for 2014!

by • 5 November 2013

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Lonely Planet is advertising its "Best in Travel 2014" as inspiration for travels in 2014. 

It names 10 regions of the world that have captivated its travel experts with their natural beauty and cultural riches.  Victoria Falls sits at No 6 on the list!

Here they are:

1. Sikkim, India
2. The Kimberley, Australia
3. Yorkshire, England
4. Hokuriku, Japan
5. Texas, USA
6. Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe and Zambia
7. Mallorca, Spain
8. West Coast, New Zealand
9. Hunan, China
10. Ha'apai, Tonga

This is what Lonely Planet says about Victoria Falls:-

"The Falls are back in Business!

Not only will the raw power of the Victoria Falls blow you away visually, but the sound of its steady violent rumble and the spray that you'll breathe in and taste - and that will leave you soaked - is an all-round sensory encounter with mother nature. Victoria Falls is shared by the tourist towns of Vic Falls (Zimbabwe side) and Livingstone (Zambia side). Leading into 2014, both were on top of their game after multibillion-dollar makeovers for their role as co-hosts of the 2013 General Assembly of the UN World Tourism Organization. While Zimbabwe may sound like a dicey proposition to many tourists, rest assured things are well and truly back to normal in the town of Vic Falls. Since the US dollar replaced the much-maligned Zimbabwean dollar, the economy has recovered from years of hyperinflation - making 2014 the best time to visit in 15 years. Meanwhile, the past decade has seen laid-back Livingstone take over the mantle as the falls' premier tourist town."

Read more at: Lonely Planet Best in Travel 2014


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