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Victoria Falls Visit, AV #14
Victoria Falls is AbsoluteVisit #14 and as our first AbsoluteVisit of the trip, we were incredibly stoked! We did quite a bit of preparation in order to make sure we could see the best of Victoria Falls. This combined with some fortunate weather lead us to an amazing experience that has cemented Victoria Falls in our minds!Continue Reading The Full Post >
AV Trip Photo – 100 Trillion Dollar Trade – Zimbabwe, AfricaZimbabwe is well known for having massive inflation challenges over the last decade resulting in several devaluations of their currency. The net result was that the entire population of Zimbabwe became billionaires and the government printed some seriously ridiculous currency notes, including a 100 trillion dollar bill.
While traveling through Zimbabwe to check out Victoria Falls I bartered with a local for one of his left over 100 trillion dollar bills. I traded him three US dollars and a cigarette donated from one of my friends I was traveling with for his now worthless 100 trillion dollar bill. Probably the coolest souvenir I have ever taken out of a country!