Booze Traveler: South Africa Pictures
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.
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.
Jack plays a round of pool at Denn's Tavern, which was once a South African speakeasy.
Realizing that there’s an empty glass in the room, Jack fills the cup with Zulu beer.
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.