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What happened in South Africa stays in South Africa but this is worth sharing. From the cold breeze of Cape Town to the vast savannah of Kruger Park is wonderful country– South Africa. The place was surreal. It felt like travelling through timeline or seasons. Cape Town breeze reminds me of winter in Doha, a Philippine tropical vibe or spring in Garden Route, fall for the newly harvested hay along the way to Port Elizabeth and summer on a dry savannah of Kruger Park. Here are the few places I remembered. Penguins at Boulder Beach  When I was asked if I had a particular place or activity in mind I said “Happy Feet”. Boulder Beach in Simon’s Town is home to South African penguins. Located south of Cape Town, it is 40-50 minutes drive from the city or airport via Ou Kaapse Weg (Old Cape Road), a mountain pass. An alternative…

Not a fracture thank God, it was only a sprain but an injury all the same. We were at Plettenberg Bay for Kloofing and Bungee Jumping. While registering at Africanyon River Adventures, I dumbly decided to walk on a tight rope. I saw one of their staff confidently walking and I thought hmm why not try, it looks fun. My inner voice’s telling me not to do it, but I did it anyway. Then pop! Next thing I knew, I’m on the ground, my left foot hurt so much I cried. Ever had a feeling you had a bad idea? Yeah, most likely it is a bad idea. I needed rest for a few hours that means we needed to bail Kloofing which sucks, could have been an amazing. Thank you to the same staff for bringing the ice. Lesson learned on that. Now here are simple things to…