Our last day in South Africa was jam-packed... We started at Boulders Beach watching the penguins. They're called 'jack-ass' penguins - apparently because they sound like donkeys but the politically-correct term is now African penguins. Far less fun. There were lots of other tourists at the Boulders Beach colony, but there was an isolated part of the boardwalk that provided an even better view of the penguin beach that John and I took the few extra minutes to ...
The Matheson Kids in South Africa
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Woke up, had breakfast and packed for the short flight back to Cape Town. We left some clothes behind for the owner to donate so we could travel light and then headed back to the Boardwalk. We browsed for a bit and then made a stop at the South End Museum on our way to the PE airport. Port Elizabeth's South End was bulldozed in the '60s and people were segregated into neighbourhoods by race. It was shocking to see empty city blocks with only a church or mosque ...