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Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Bulawayo has a far more laid-back tempo than the capital, Harare, and its colonial buildings bordering wide, tree-lined streets make it an enjoyable place to kick back if you're in town for the cricket.

However, at the current time both the UK and Australian governments are advising their citizens to avoid unnecessary travel to Zimbabwe.

British nationals living there are urged to 'keep a low political profile' due to Robert Mugabe's anti-British rhetoric.

If you intend to follow your team in Zimbabwe, avoid demonstrations of any kind.

Bulawayo is host to a number of excellent museums including the Museum of National History, containing the second largest mounted elephant in the world, as well as the Zimbabwe National Railways Museum and the National Gallery.

If you want to get a real feel of Africa whilst you're there, head out to the Makokoba Market and spend a couple of hours soaking up the atmosphere before trying the local delicacies such as fried mopane worms.

About one hour south of Bulawayo by road are the Matobo Hills, one of Zimbabwe's major tourist attractions.

The rocky outcrops extend across 2,000km2 of countryside and are more than 3,000 million years old.


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