South Africa: Border Crossing

Total Time: 17 days

Exchange Rate: 1 dollar= 8.15 Rands

Cost of a Typical Dinner:  65 Rands for amazing peri-peri chicken at Nando’s

Number of Cities Visited: 14

Number of KM in a Nissan Micra: over 3,000

Number of Taxis: 7

Number of Buses: 3

Number of Trains: 2

Favorite Place: Cape Town

Least Favorite Place: Kokstad

Places to Visit Next Time: Drakensburg Mountains

Best Food:  Nando’s.  Hands down.  We ate there whenever possible.  Franchise this place!

Worst Food:  Wimpy’s.  Worse than any fast food chain we’ve tried.

Number of Illnesses: 1 cold

Most Popular Saying: Hectic which means crazy, cool, strange, dangerous, fun, crowded, expensive, surprising, all depending on context.

Most Surprising: The wines are great and CHEAP!

Most Scary: Pretoria toy-toy with bungee jumping a close second.

Animals Ridden: Ostrich

Interesting Fact:  Women driving alone at night are encouraged to run red lights as long as the intersection is clear.

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