Just outside Bulawayo, the Matopos National Park was a favourite retreat of staff and pupils on exeat weekends.
(The last two photographs were taken on our last visit to the park before leaving the country for a spell at the International School of South Africa, in Mafikeng.)
The grave of Cecil John Rhodes (1974)
Allan Wilson Memorial, nearby
White Rhino Cave rock paintings
Maleme Dam, full in 1974
Maleme Dam (1975)
Maleme Dam (1992): very low after early rains, but not much run-off.
Rock formation in the park
Another rocky outcrop
Can anyone identify this amazing tree? (Matopos, 1992)
On to Bulawayo
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