Notes on the Geography of Zimbabwe: Great Zimbabwe: Photo 29
We're stepped inside and are looking back along the other side of the wall we just walked along. The trees indicate the location of the tower. Apart from the fragments of collapsed structures, the striking thing is the so-called "parallel passage," the long snaking path whose purpose remains unknown. Was the lower wall earlier and simply wrapped at a later date by the higher one? The word "simply" should of course alert you that we're in the realm of speculation. Was it intended as a path of approach to the tower?
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