Somethings I won’t miss about South Africa

1) Siren’s going off every 5 minutes

2) Car alarms going off every 5 minutes

3) Capped or (usage of space) for Internet

4) gated or fenced enclosures everywhere

5) “How’s it”

6) Few and far between bathrooms

7) No heat/air conditioners

8) No Dr. Pepper

9) No carpet

10) car guards

11) No ESPN (only on DSTV and not really American sports)

12) No Burger King

13) PNP (pick-n-pay) and little to no service

14) Driving on the right side of the car, on the left side of the street

15) Girls screaming in the apartments

16) Opening and closing a gate

17) people honking when they can’t open a gate

18) People flashing brights when they want to pass

19) Assuming that all white people speak Afrikaans

20) People drive for themselves and not thinking of anyone else

21) Small sized appliances

22) Small housing/apartments (suited for only one person, but have crammed two)

23) People just not knowing how to drive anywhere, especially on the highway

24) People saying they will do one thing and agreeing with you, and then not showing up or allowing you to get a hold of them (just be honest, its ok!)

25) Not being able to be close to my family and friends or even talk to them (but I could get over that if God called me to full time ministry…)

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2 Responses to “Somethings I won’t miss about South Africa”

  1. I am going to Cape Town in May and it was amusing to read the things you won’t miss about SA. It is really true – but these things are the same randomness that make it exciting for me to go there….I bumped into your blog 🙂

    • rylanreed Says:

      These are just my interpretations on a few situations that I was in. South Africa is a really cool place and should be enjoyed by all. Cape Town is beautiful and I hope you enjoy your self. Why are you headed there in May, going to see the World Cup?

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