South Africa: Can you see Desmond Tutu's house from here?

As if Soweto weren't strange and fascinating enough, some daredevil entrepreneur took over two old (and mural-covered) utility towers and opened Orlando Towers as a bungee-jumping venue. Yes, I tried it. And no, I couldn't quite spot the Nobel Laureate and retired Anglican bishop's home, but it was nearby. Taken in 2010.

<br /><br />Read more: <a href="http://www.latimes.com/travel/la-tr-southafrica-20100523,0,335599.story">South Africa: On the ball between matches</a>
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( Christopher Reynolds / Los Angeles Times )

As if Soweto weren't strange and fascinating enough, some daredevil entrepreneur took over two old (and mural-covered) utility towers and opened Orlando Towers as a bungee-jumping venue. Yes, I tried it. And no, I couldn't quite spot the Nobel Laureate and retired Anglican bishop's home, but it was nearby. Taken in 2010.

Read more: South Africa: On the ball between matches

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