15 Reasons to Love South Africa!

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Enough of the negativity!  Let me show you why we love our South Africa so!

South Africa is known as the Rainbow Nation. South Africa’s almost 57.5 million population (www.worldometers.info), August 2018 estimate). The “Rainbow Nation” term originated from Archbishop Desmond Tutu  to capture the unity of multi-culturalism and unity of many different nations (Black, White, Indian and Coloureds), in a country previously identified by apartheid’s divisive ruling of white over black after South Africa’s first democratic election in 1994.


There are 11 official languages, each with equal status, isiZulu, English (the most commonly spoken), Afrikaans, isiXhosa, Sesotho, Xitsongs, Sepedi, isiNdebele, Setswana and Tshivenda.  There are other non-official languages, like the Hindi spoken in my home.

South Africa’s Cape Town has the longest  (850km) meandering wine route through Cape Winelands.  The rich, fertile soil and picturesque  landscape is home to some of the oldest and most…

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