South Africa

Andrew visits a dangerous township in gritty Johannesburg, where he participates in a late-night competition. He also rappels off a cliff on Cape Town's Table Mountain.

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Yeoville Market

Andrew visits this market to learn about the medicinal properties contained in dirt. People eat specific kinds of dirt to treat different ailments.

Johannesburg, South Africa

 
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Faraday Market

Andrew gets some advice from a sangoma, a healer who uses bones and shells to treat the sick and worried.

Johannesburg, South Africa

 
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Zulu Fashion Show

Andrew and the crew head to a dangerous part of Johannesburg for an Oswenka, an all-male Zulu fashion show. Andrew also learns Ingoma, a traditional Zulu dance and Isicathamiya, an a capella style of singing.

Jeppe's Hostel, Johannesburg, South Africa

 
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Old Reactor Jump

Andrew faces his fears and attempts to take a 328-foot jump from the top of an old nuclear reactor.

Orlando Towers in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa

 
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Music & Relish

Listen to the stirring sounds of a musician named Ma-awu Siyabulela, who combines Zulu and Christian Rock Gospel. Andrew also tastes a spicy African relish called chakalaka.

Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa

 
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Muthwa Butchery

Andrew's guide takes him to a butchery where you buy meat and then take it outside to be cooked.

Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa

 
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Gumboot

Andrew learns the fancy footwork that makes up Gumboot, a type of dancing used by slaves in the gold mines. They would communicate in a type of Morse code during apartheid.

Cape Town, South Africa

 
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Penguin Rescue and Release

Andrew helps rehabilitate, bathe, feed and release African penguins back into the wild on Boulders Beach.

SANNCOB, 22 Pentz Dr., Table View, 7441, Cape Town, South Africa

 

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