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The town of Francistown in Botswana is fast becoming a hub linking tourists to the majestic Victoria Falls. The town is home to about 92 500 people and growing at a tremendous pace. A scenic drive from Francistown to the Victoria Falls takes only a few hours. The Victoria Falls constitutes one of the most spectacular natural wonders of the world. It is 1700 metres wide and around 100 metres high, this is the world's largest sheet of falling water and a memorable sight of any African Safari. Francistown was originally a gold-mining centre, but now days the town has expanded into a retail and wholesale shopping Mecca. It is strategically placed as the gateway to the north, with all the main roads to Gaborone, Zimbabwe, Maun and Kazungula passing through it. The town boasts a range of good restaurants, sophisticated shopping malls, cinema, night clubs (including a popular jazz club called New Yorker), a couple... Show more
For a more down to earth experience there are guest houses. Less expensive than hotels, they offer a more homey environment, as well as more privacy. Converted from a private house it’s a much gentler environment and for those with furry friends, there are also pet friendly options. They are usually well situated with shops and places of interest nearby. Being so small it offers a much more personal and intimate attention to it’s upkeep, leaving you with a more polished and homely experience.