On Driving in South Africa, Part 2

It took us approximately two weeks to not turn on the windshield wipers every time we wanted to turn left or right in our rental car. It’s hard to fight instinct. Since we’ve switched out our Continue reading

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On Driving in South Africa, Part I

Chas and I are not “car people.” We’re bad at it. We’re bad at driving them. We’re bad at having them. After our last car died less than a year into owning it, we decided that we would admit defeat and find other ways to get around (a scooter, public transportation, Zippers, our bikes, gracious friends…). And we’ve gotten along carless for the last 5 years pretty well.

But, Cape Town is a car city. Continue reading