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Johannesburg: Cradle of Humankind & The Apartheid Museum| South Africa, Day 17-18

Monday, October 1, 2018 - Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Our trip was now officially in wind-down territory, so we started with breakfast at one of our fave South African fast food places, Steers.
Next we went to the Cradle of Humankind, the world's richest hominin site, home to around 40% of the world's human ancestor fossils.
I don't always love museums, but I tend to be more fond of them when they include rides, like this boat ride to an underground lake; plunging through waterfalls and past icebergs, travelling into the eye of a storm, passing erupting volcanoes and dipping into the depths of the earth before arriving at the beginning of time.
Next up was the Apartheid Museum. I thought the history of racism in the US was bad, but it was really something else to learn about the history of racial relations in South Africa.
After our time spent museum-hopping was over, we headed over to fill up the rental car with gas and spend the rest of the day at the airport. Our flight di…

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