Booze Traveler: South Africa Pictures

Jack indulges in wild fruit that could give an elephant a buzz, homemade honey hooch, Zulu tribal beer and wine made from palm trees.
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Jack and the Zulu Tribe

Jack poses with members of the Zulu tribe after drinking their beer and participating in a ceremony to honor their ancestors.

Making a Potjie Meal

Jack watches as his local guide, Kobus, adds a little mampoer to their potjie meal. Potjie is a traditional backyard cooking competition in South Africa.

Riding a Tractor

Jack rides in the back of a tractor in search of ostriches at the Skeiding Guest Farm in Heidelberg, South Africa. He is looking for ostrich eggs because they are a main component in a local hangover cure.

Snatching a Ostrich Egg

Jack snatches an ostrich egg from right in front of a resting ostrich in order to make an omelet — the South African hangover cure.

Drinking Amarula

Jack and public relations officer Lorette Selane enjoy a glass of Amarula, the second-best-selling cream liqueur in the world.

Searching for Ubusulu

The crew captures Jack riding through the water in search of the sweet and fast-fermenting ubusulu, also known as palm wine.

Sampling Palm Wine

Jack talks with brewer Poomsie and guide Vusi as he waits to sample the local palm wine.

Shooting Pool

Jack plays a round of pool at Denn's Tavern, which was once a South African speakeasy.

Zulu Beer

Realizing that there’s an empty glass in the room, Jack fills the cup with Zulu beer.

Tribal Dancing

Meva and Jack sit and watch tribal dancing in honor of the Zulu ancestors.

A Bottle of Mampoer

Jack selects one of the various flavors of mampoer made by the Nyati Distillery.