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014: Surviving Class 6 Rapids In Zimbabwe, Africa (with Talek Nantes)

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Release Date: 09/29/2020

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while white water rafting on a river in Zimbabwe, you raft hits a rock and tips over. Suddenly you find yourself choosing between letting go of the raft and drowning or breaking your arm making it difficult to swim.

About The Guest(s)

Talek’s blog was created to inspire your travels and to explore experiences in interesting locations. What she brings you are thoughts on how to immerse yourself in local culture, food, history and people.

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Resources. Tips & Tricks:

  • International scale of river difficulty
    Class 6 Rapids (Extreme and Exploratory Rapids) are rarely attempted and often exemplify the extremes of difficulty, unpredictability and danger. The consequences of errors are severe and rescue may be impossible - Wikipedia
    As a result Class 6 Rapids are pretty much illegal world wide.
  • Research the tour organization providing the rafting experience. Look for reviews and compare outfitters.
  • Visit the local tourism bureau/office and mention that you want to go rafting and ask them to recommend a reputable company.

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