• Was born just over 120 years ago?
  • It is a “gold rush” city, populated by gold-mines
  • It is the largest & most populated city in South Africa
  • It is the largest city in the world not built on or near a major water source 
  • Winter is the sunniest time of the year!  In 3 weeks, I have not seen ONE cloud. 
  • Trees have been planted on what once was grassland, creating the world’s largest urban forest (more than 6 million trees!) 
  • The tap water rates among the cleanest in the world
  • Both Nelson Mandela & Ghandi were imprisoned at the Old Fort Ramparts @ Constitution Hill
  • The Nelson Mandela Bridge is the southern hemisphere’s longest cable-stayed bridge
  • The history is complicated and beautiful all at the same time
  • When people say, “My pleasure”, they mean it.