Happy Weekend from South Africa
When helping people to creating their dream African holiday we get asked many, many, (mostly valid) questions which we answer with pleasure! South African Tourism posted a few amusing questions and answers on their website. We love the sense of humour and hope you do too.
Happy weekend and enjoy!
Q: Does it ever get windy in South Africa? I have never seen it rain on TV, so how do the plants grow? (UK)
A: We import all plants fully grown and then just sit around watching them die.
Q: Will I be able to see elephants in the street? (USA)
A: Depends how much you´ve been drinking.
Q: I want to walk from Durban to Cape Town – can I follow the railroad tracks? (Sweden)
A: Sure, it´s only two thousand kilometres take lots of water…
Q: Is it safe to run around in the bushes in South Africa? (Sweden)
A: So it´s true what they say about Swedes.
Q: Are there any ATMs (cash machines) in South Africa? Can you send me a list of them in JHB, Cape Town, Knysna and Jeffrey´s Bay? (UK)
A: What did your last slave die of?
Q: Can you give me some information about Koala Bear racing in South Africa? (USA)
A: Aus-tra-lia is that big island in the middle of the pacific. A-fri-ca is the big triangle shaped continent south of Europe which does not… oh forget it. Sure, the Koala Bear racing is every Tuesday night in Hillbrow. Come naked.
Q:Which direction is north in South Africa? (USA)
A:Face south & then turn 90 degrees.Contact us when you get here & we´ll send the rest of the directions.
Q:Can I bring cutlery into South Africa? (UK)
A:Why? Just use your fingers like we do.
Q:Can you send me the Vienna Boys Choir schedule? (USA)
A:Aus-tri-a is that quaint little country bordering Ger-man-y,which is…oh forget it.Sure,the Vienna Boys Choir plays every Tuesday night in Hillbrow,straight after the Koala Bear races.Come naked.
Q:Do you have perfume in South Africa? (France)
A:No,WE don´t stink.
Q:I have developed a new product that is the fountain of youth. Can you tell me where I can sell it in South Africa? (USA)
A:Anywhere significant numbers of Americans gather.
Q:Do you celebrate Christmas in South Africa? (France)
A:Only at Christmas.
Q:Are there killer bees in South Africa? (Germany)
A:Not yet,but for you, we´ll import them.
Q:Are there supermarkets in Cape Town and is milk available all year round?(Germany)
A:No, we are a peaceful civilisation of vegan hunter-gatherers. Milk is illegal.
Q:Please send a list of all doctors in South Africa who can dispense rattlesnake serum. USA)
A: Rattlesnakes live in A-meri-ca, which is where YOU come from. All South African snakes are perfectly harmless,can be safely handled & make good pets.
Q:Will I be able to speek English most places I go? (USA)
A:Yes,but you´ll have to learn it first.