“It has never been seen before by
European eyes, but scenes so
wonderful must have been gazed
upon by angels in their flight”.
One of the absolute highlights of the journey deep into dark Africa, following into David Livingstone’s footsteps, was a helicopter flight directly over Victoria falls. The Wandelgek was picked up by a small shuttlebus from the hotel and driven to the small helicopter airport of the Zambezi Helicopter Company which was located directly next to one of the trenches .
The our helicopter arrived and we left for one of my most memorable flights ever…
Flight of the Angels
First we flew over the Zambezi River, upstream from the Falls. The river is dotted with large, small and tiny islands where The Wandelgek had been canoeing earlier…
Then the helicopter started to make a bend and I first saw what Livingstone had meant when he mentioned that these falls had to be “gazed upon by angels in their flight”…
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