At one point today I had to pinched myself, as there I was in the bush involved in a deep Yawo ritual. Who gets to see this stuff? No pre-packaged-off-the-beaten-track tour will get you these type of experiences. They only come with time and relationship. It was the day where a group of young girls... Continue Reading →
Video Friday: Bringing in the Harvest
Normally, around this time of year, people are starting to harvest their Maize or in the middle of it. This year, with Ramadan starting on the 17th of May here, most people have already harvested. Harvesting in the middle of the day on and empty stomach is not advisable or enjoyable. Yesterday I took the... Continue Reading →
Our Saturday mornings are often a time for us to get out and about as a family to explore together. Last Saturday we hopped on our bikes and disappeared about 12 kms in the bush!
Filling the Ngokwe
Harvest 2017 is almost done - and people in our village are happy. It was a good, long wet season with enough rain to harvest beans in February and plant again for a second crop. The maize is now dry and being harvested with the second crop of beans still green in the fields. Theres... Continue Reading →