Archive for December 2012

Unaka Omtsha Wovuyo!

Monday, 31. December 2012

that means
Happy New Year!

Since we’ve got 11 official languages here’s our first contest for 2013.

Who got the list below correctly correlated to the languages first, qualifies for a bottle of either

  • Fat Bastard Chardonnay
  • Reyneke Chenin Blanc (organically grown)
  • The Green House Sauvignon Blanc (organically grown)
  • The Green House Pinotage (organically grown)
  • Vrede en Lust Boet Erasmus
  • Vrede en Lust Mocholate Malbec

Actually the winner can choose 3 bottles, the second 2 bottles, and bronze qualifies for one. Of course to be picked up at our place.

And here is the task: What language represents each line ?

  1. Voorspoedige nuwejaar!
  2. Happy New Year
  3. Umnyaka omutjha kaNibejara!
  4. Ngwaga wo moswa!
  5. Selemo se Setjha se Monate!
  6. Umnyaka Lomusha!
  7. Hi vuyisa lembe lerintshwa!
  8. Ngwaga wo moswa!
  9. Nwaha Muswa Wavhudi!
  10. Unaka Omtsha Wovuyo!
  11. UNyaka Omusha Omuhle!

Ukhisimusi Omuhle!

Monday, 24. December 2012

You need just to eradicate all images of Christmas from your (European) mind. Otherwise you may go mad.

We already practice: Oh Baobab, oh Baobab ….

Ikrisimesi Emnandi! · Happy Christmas · Feliz Navidad · Joyeux Noël · Ukhisimusi Omuhle! · Fröhliche Weihnachten · Mahlohonolo a Keresmese!· Kala Christougena · Glaedig Jul · Buon Natale · Hygvää Joula · Prettige Kerstdagen · Boas Festas · Geseende Kersfees!


Sunday, 23. December 2012

Just finished some posts from days gone by.

For those interested in more of our experiences, look at

  • 10 November 2012
  • 25 November 2012
  • 7 December 2012
  • 9 December 2012

Still outstanding: a report and pictures from our trip to the West Coast end of October/early November.
There are just too many pictures to select from and to process them for the web.
Stay tuned.