Category Archives: Cultural Experiences

the arrival of the other white Zulu (holiday, pt. 2)

Imagine your favourite seasonal food. Go ahead: choose any season, any food – but it mustn’t be available year round. You wait for this special item for months, craving it and impatiently passing the time until its arrival. And when … Continue reading

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crash course on culture

Howdy, mouse-clickers.  I realized that, peppered here and there throughout my posts, I’ve only given small glimpses into all that encompasses the Zulu culture.  I decided it’s time I threw you some more concrete insight about the customs and beliefs … Continue reading

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evacuation station

Today, I saw something amazing.  Last time I opened with that sentence, it was because I had finally watched crunchy autumn leaves skittering about in the air.  This is kind of like that.  I watched an infant in the buff … Continue reading

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my weak to sleek week

Yesterday I did something amazing…I walked through crunchy, dead leaves. You know the kind – copper brown, piled up, and just asking for a whooping. I’d say it’s officially autumn now! About time too, I’ve been waiting 16 months for … Continue reading

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the spoors of KZN

Guess what?  Humans are animals.   Check it out! While this is a blatantly obvious fact, I think it’s one that we often forget.  At least, when I was in the States, driving to amusement parks or eating Honey Baked … Continue reading

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