South Africans are brilliant when it comes to making a plan, especially when something is off limits. On Monday, December 28 President Cyril Ramaphosa placed South Africa back into Alert Level 3, with extra provisions.

Beaches, rivers, dams, public pools and parks are off limits to all South Africans in hotspot areas, leaving only the Northern Cape beaches open to visitors.

One Joburger didn’t let that get in his way. What do you do when the City of Joburg doesn’t fix the pothole in your area? You take a dip in it, after adding chlorine first, of course. Then relax ‘pothole side’ with a good magazine, sunblock and a flamingo. When life gives you lemons, go ahead and make that lemonade.

A pothole is never ‘just a pothole’.
First chlorinate.
Beach for who? This works perfectly fine too.
Catch some rays.

And just when you thought he won the internet for the day, along came camo-man. Please follow the sequence of pictures to fully appreciate the end product.

Hello from the other side (of the beach).
This is how you blend in.
Coast is clear.
Almost there.
Practice run, can you see me?
And now? Can you see me?
This is sheer brilliance.

Now all they have to do is watch out for Minister Bheki Cele, because this is surely breaking the law.

*Pictures were found on Facebook posts and no further information was available on when they were taken or who posted them.

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