It is every traveller’s worst nightmare: you are in the middle of an activity, or busy preparing to go for one at your holiday location when the electricity goes off.
You hear that there will be a two-hour wait time, meaning that you may have to cancel your plans until the lights are back on. Eskom's load shedding does have dire implications for the tourism industry in South Africa and may paint a negative image for travellers.
However, if there are no power outages, there could be implications for South Africans in the long- haul. Thankfully, there's plenty that travellers could do to pass the load shedding time.
Here are some tips: