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Expensive Oysters at JJ's ...  
   

Expensive Oysters at JJ's ...

... perhaps the most expensive restaurant in Knysna, these massive oysters were about $3-4 CAD a pop. There were two types available tonight - a Namibian cultivated variety, and one from nearby Mossel Bay. I'm not an oyster connoisseur, but found them to only be good, not great. Our guesthouse owner later told us that during the low season, JJ's offers three course menus for about 1/3 of what they would charge during the high season. Sure, it's gouging, but what incentive is there to lower the prices when it's packed every night?
Honey Badger

January 4th 2013
Geo: -34.0618, 23.3817The honey badger - one of the the more recent celebrities of the animal world, after a video showcasing its bad-ass aggressiveness went viral, attaining over 54 million hits on Youtube, and also today's star at the Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness and Rehabilitation Centre. The primary focus of Tenikwa is actually the rehabilitation of African Wildcats, including caracals, c ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Plettenberg Bay

South African Flag After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug... ... read more
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