SHOE STRINGS:    Victoria Falls‘s hub of tourist hospitality by Mbizo Chirasha,

It boasts of a rich  cultural and  racial  mix  all enthralled by  contemporary /traditional  musical  beats  that  resonate with  the  rhythm of  black  and white  human mass  that characterize revelers  and travellers  pouring  every day  and night  into this  tourist  haven jiving  to the beat of  the mystic falls   .   Shoe Strings    is  a haven  of  natural  beauty ,  traditional  and contemporary visual  arts  and an all varieties  food  café  with   mainly   special traditional meals  that  include   maize  meal  “dough”  served  with  beef  stew  and kale , you also get full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, American  meals. The  beverages    include the  usually   African brews  like   Zambezi  beer  drawing  its name  from the  Zambezi valley  and  a  host  of  vodkas  , whiskies   and  brandies  for  purposes  of variety and selection  .

The  ambiance  of this  entertainment  and  hospitality  haven is edified  by  glittering  stars  at evenings  , the refreshing  fresh air from  the surrounding flora   that  washes  away  the  anxiety ,  the  sorrows  and the  tiredness of the  travellers . The  blue like  white   water sparkling  swimming  pool next  to  chilling  like  village rondavels  that  reminds  the  reveler  of the ancient  African  set ups  and as such  history  is tourism  because  it embodies  traditions, anthropology   , archeology  and  mythology – such is  the  beauty  of Shoe  Strings.

The  art  garden is  one  most   revealing , inspiring and creative section of  this  great  haven where  travellers from    Mongolia ,  England  , the  Americas and  the  Caribbean’s   come  to celebrate  their  lives , achievements , love  , Africa  and their  dreams.


Art garden in  Shoe  Strings  is a  symbol of African museum , where all  traditions , cultures    and morals  are represented  by  both  abstract  and  original art that  include puppetry , iron sculpture , stone  sculpture ,traditional beadwork  and   stone  age  like  paintings  that are created and exhibited  by  locals who have  been engaged    by the  haven to  be  artists in residence  and  all this is done  to fulfill  the  dreams  of  leisure  hunters and  dreamers  of the  land  of Africa .

At Shoe  Strings  you feel at home  away from  home , they are smoke free guest rooms , bookings  for   helicopter flights, barbecue, cookware, microwave, free WIFI  and  free parking ,outdoor pool , restaurant  bar  and lounge .

The   management and customer service resonates with the rhythm characterized by this   hospitality haven. The  place  is secured  by 24  hour  security to protect  and give  safety  to the leisure hunters  living at Shoe  Strings  and   Shoe Strings  is managed  by  a  mature  team of managers , bar tenders  and  food  café chefs who are  quite  experienced  in the  hospitality  and tourism  industry. Shoe Strings   provides  all  types of  low  budget  and standardized  accommodations  sets  .It  is owned  by one  humble  but   highly  hospitable  character Mr.  Timothy Cherry who enjoys the racial and cultural mix at this haven of leisure   located in the intestines of Victoria Falls. Shoe Strings is a one stop low budget hospitality and tourist entertainment hub(


Writer MBIZO CHIRASHA Mbizo Chirasha is  an internationally  anthologized poet , literary  arts  project  curator , creative  humanist , arts  activism catalyst , blogs publisher   and a  Writer  in Residence . He  is the  Solidarity member  of GAPA( Global Arts  and Political Alliance),the African Partner of the  International Human Rights  Arts Festival, the  Resident Coordinator  of  100 Thousand Poets  for  Change- Global, the Founder of  Girl Child Creativity Project( 2010 to present) , founder/Creative Director of  the Young Writers Caravan( 2003-2007),  Facilitator/Curator of the Creative Leadership and Artistic Training Project for Africa( 2018- 2023)  .He  is the Word PressPublisher  ofthePersonalitiesofinspiration(  and  Miombo Publishing ( ).Chirasha is  the  Editor  of the  Brave  Voices  Poetry  journal (Journal for political poetry and creative resistance), he  is the  Originator  of the  Zimbabwe We  Want  Poetry Campaign. He writes for the Tuck Magazine- (the International magazine on Arts Human Rights and Politics.).Mbizo Chirasha is the editor of the E-Poetry  Anthology  on Zimbabwean political instability “INSIDE DISGRACELAND”.He  Co-edited , edited   , compiled, contributed  and written several  books , collections and  anthologies  across,,





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