Mosi-oa-Tunya


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Mosi-oa-Tunya

(ˈmɒsɪ-wa-ˈtuːnja)
pl n
(Placename) the local name for Victoria Falls
[from Lozi: 'the smoke that thunders']
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To the indigenous Tonga, this epic waterfall at the point where the Zambezi River crashes across the Zimbabwe-Zambia border is known as Mosi-oa-Tunya ("The Smoke that Thunders").
Zambia, home to Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park and Victoria Falls, has seen tourism numbers climb steadily over the past years making it the country's fastest-growing national economic sector.
The only thing missing were rhinos but you can go on a walking safari to see them in the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park near Livingstone.
Curtis and Heussaff headed to Kenya on Friday, following their adventure in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, Zambia where they witnessed white rhinoceros.
Delegates will chart the Mosi-oa-Tunya Declaration, using the traditional name of Victoria Falls, located adjacent to the conference venue.
People in Zimbabwe call these falls Mosi-oa-Tunya, which means "The Smoke that Thunders."
Although customers can arrive by vehicle through the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, the David Livingstone Safari Lodge and Victoria Falls Waterfront resort also offer the opportunity to travel to the restaurant by speed boat, which adds yet another element to the overall experience.
In the local language they are called "Mosi-oa-Tunya", which means: "the smoke that thunders".
So, too, does he marvel at landscapes, always with a sense of their regional rootedness: Victoria Falls may have become so because of outsiders, but in the text it is described in local terms, as Mosi-oa-Tunya, "the smoke that thunders." Such awareness makes the text all the more illuminating; here is a visitor who honors the places he lands holistically.
Sample a slice of heaven and a golden experience that is truly one of a kind.Celebrate Christmas on board the Royal Livingstone Express for an evocative and festive train ride from the town of Livingstone to the Victoria Falls and enjoy a cocktail in direct view of the Falls and a dinner in the African bush.From The Royal Livingstone, enjoy a unique opportunity to create your own adventure as did David Livingstone, the explorer who discovered the mighty Mosi-Oa-Tunya (Smoke that Thunders) National Park and fell in love with this incredible country.
He decided to name it after the then-queen but it's still also known by its original name Mosi-oa-Tunya (the smoke that thunders).
Questions posed to junior teams included: 'Nippon is the indigenous name of which Asian country?' and, 'Which French boy, by the age of twenty, had devised a reading system for the blind while on a scholarship to learn music?' Seniors cracked answers to questions, such as 'Which apparel brand owned by Adidas gets its name from a small South African antelope with a woolly brownish-grey coat, a long slender neck, and short straight horns?' 'By which British monarch's name does the world know the water fall on Zambezi River in southern Africa called 'Mosi-oa-Tunya' by the native people?' The prelims will be held at Pakistan School Muscat at 10 pm today.