Archive for the ‘Culture and Customs’ Category
I understand now why people from all over Africa travel to South Africa for their medical care…
I hope you enjoy reading this blog.Â You might have figured out some background information about me from these articles, but I wanted to write a short summary to fill in some of the gaps…
I am very fortunate to have married a wonderful South African woman, BG.Â Â We live in Texas (where I grew up) [...]
I try to stay informed on what is happening in South Africa. One great source is your cable channel.
A “scone” is a U.S. biscuit and a “biscuit” is a South African cookie-makes my head hurt…
I love bumping in to word confusions and accents when I travel to South Africa…
Â I heard an interesting news story on CNN International today concerning the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.Â Apparently this is a well recognized group that provides an assessment of governance quality ofÂ African countries (South Africa ranked in the top ten).
I plan to research it in more detail but wanted to pass the link on to you:
It looks [...]
Providing the experience for many is more important than fear of the few.
I use broadband heavily when I travel – it is one of the amazing things of our modern society.
They have a very unique way of presenting the song, including a simulated African thunderstorm at the beginning and end.
I saw the movie District 9 yesterday – and was blown away (not unlike the aliens in the movie!).