LIFE’S A BEACH

A FEW WHOLLY RAN­DOM FACTS

Getaway (South Africa) - - Column -

1. The world’s tallest sand­cas­tle, built in 2015 on Vir­ginia Key beach in Mi­ami, was 13,97 me­tres. The 20-strong team worked for three weeks and used 1 800 tons of sand.

2. Promthep Cape, a pop­u­lar view­ing point over­look­ing Nai Harn beach in Phuket, has a shrine com­prised of hun­dreds of carved and gold ele­phants of all shapes and sizes.

3. New Zealan­ders call flip-flops ‘jan­dals’.

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