Christmas in South Africa

South Africa is near and dear to our heart—and a lot of that we owe to the Myburghs, who made us feel very welcome in their country and shared their amazing Afrikaans traditions with us.  One of the things we really wished we got to experience there was Christmas, and thanks to them we now get to [Read more…]

Holding a Baby Ostrich | Thanksgiving in South Africa

Thanksgiving in South Africa

When we arrived in South Africa earlier this month, we figured we’d have a low-key Thanksgiving dinner, maybe trying to find all the elements of a Thanksgiving meal to put together, but ultimately knowing that we’d be missing the primary element: good company.  Sure, we got each other, but we’ve had Thanksgivings alone before, and [Read more…]