Guest post: Around the World in Potholes

Potholes are nationwide issue in South Africa, in fact they are found giving frustration to drivers all around the world. Below is a post as it first appeared on The Critical Collection that made light of the pothole problem in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape. Roxanne is currently finishing her degree in Journalism and English at Rhodes and has grown to love Grahamstown, in spite of the city being rather hole-y. 

Potholes in Grahamstown are a serious problem. Drivers seem to complain much of the time about the ditches and bumps in the road that have the potential to cause grievous harm to their vehicles. Some people though, are tired of hearing the complaints about road problems in the Eastern Cape, knowing that there are more important issues to care about. To lighten the mood regarding potholes, here follows the FICTITIOUS story of four students. They travel ‘the world’ to different potholes in Grahamstown, seeing places like the Grand Canyon, Lake Kariba and Jungfraujoch. Follow their enticing made-up tale and laugh about the funny moments.

Click on the images to start a slideshow and read the full captions.

P.s Kate and Peter are happily NOT engaged.


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