South African dominant languages

Learning isiXhosa

Molweni, ninjani?

or Hello, how are y’all?

That’s about all I’ve learned since I started an isiXhosa language course last week. I am so excited to take this class, since isiXhosa is spoken by almost 18% (or 7.6 million) of South Africans—the second largest language and cultural group in South Africa! Continue reading

tulbagh, western cape

Tulbagh Treehouse

Since we were in-between houses this past weekend, Chas and I took the opportunity to explore the Tulbagh region of the Western Cape, which is well-known for its beautiful setting in the Tulbagh valley, as well as its many wine farms. Continue reading