18. July 2012

Choosing the Right Accommodations when Backpacking

Choosing the Right Accommodations when Backpacking

Backpacking can be a fun and exciting way to travel. If you plan a backpacking adventure, finding the right accommodations can be an essential part of trip planning. The type of accommodations you choose can depend on your location and the number of people who are travelling with you.

6. July 2012

Traditional Shona Cuisine

Traditional Shona Cuisine

The Shona are a people that rely on their agriculture so most of their cuisine revolves around the seasonality of their crops. The main staple in Shona cuisine is corn (maize). The corn is combined with water in a pot to create a thick porridge consistency called sadza. Sadza is the national dish of Zimbabwe […]

5. July 2012

Zimbabwe’s Religions and Rituals

Zimbabwe’s Religions and Rituals

Though there is a general belief in God, most Shona still consider their vadzimu ancestral spirits as their supernatural protectors. Their ancestral spirits represent the ideals of Shona life. The Vadzimu protect society but may withdraw this protection if the Shona traditions and customs are disrespected. Most Shona also believe in Shave spirits. Shave spirits […]