Places With Strange Names in South Africa


Besides being one the most scenic bay areas of the West Coast of South Africa, Tietiesbaai also has the ability to produce giggles due to its name.

Tietiiesbaai translates to ‘boobs bay’, and while that may seem funny, the reality is far blander. The isolated seaside campsite has nothing to do with a woman’s breasts but is instead named after Frenchman, Jacques Titius, who was a trader in the area many years ago.

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