Category Archives: Self Catering

Frog & Fern Cottages are fully equipped for Self Catering.

A friend in the garden for 2017…

Here at Frog & Fern swallows soar in low cloud and our resident Bush shrike whistles “ooooooooo-up” among  splendid Msasa trees. Our rains have come. Mzanje fruit lie thick and sweet among the leaves feeding chongololos, birds, butterflies, people and … Continue reading

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Visitors of every variety in 2015

Chimanimani in May is always something special. Our wild proteas and delicate tree orchids start to bloom, the skies are a vivid blue behind the mountains which rise in crisp definition above our village. This month is well ahead of … Continue reading

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Keeping cool – Chimanimani is the place to be.

October is known as suicide month – dry, hot, debilitating –  unless you have a mountain stream gushing by your doorstep… Here in Chimanimani we are known to be somewhat off beat, refreshingly so in my opinion. Take for instance … Continue reading

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Cry our beloved Country

August has almost come and gone. Every day I  sat down to write something uplifting, something inspiring,  I wanted to continue to share with you a cheerful snippet about Zimbabwe and in particular my home area of Chimanimani. I have … Continue reading

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Buying Wildlife Art in Chimanimani

Frog and Fern Cottages provides visitors with rather more than a pleasant place to put head to pillow after an invigorating hike or a long drive. If you take the time to look around the walls of your cottage you … Continue reading

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