How else could he prove that the Zambezi was “a highway” into the interior?
He had already taken Mary and their three children on two journeys to the Zambezi region.
In the east the tableland falls away to the basins of the Congo and Zambezi, to the south it merges into a barren sandy desert.
Through this archipelago the waters of the Zambezi slowly run, giving no intimation of what is taking place several miles below.
Ci-bodzo of the Zambezi delta is also an archaic type of great interest.
Ndhlalambi had felt called some time before to carry the Gospel beyond the Zambezi.
This belt of weakened rock has been easy prey for erosion by the Zambezi River and the chasm has there developed.
With this family may also be associated the languages of the Portuguese coast-region south of the Zambezi as far as Inhambane.
In 1851 he went north again, and came upon numerous rivers flowing north, affluents of the Zambezi.
A fortnight afterwards he discovered the famous “Victoria” falls of the Zambezi.