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Mielie Pap

Mielie Pap Traditional South African mielie pap (corn meal) with stewed tomatoes and cabbage.

Lunch

Lunch Guide and his mother prepping lunch on the village tour.

Dog in the door

Dog in the door Dog chilling in the hut.

Xhosa Kid

Xhosa Kid Click on photo to see full size. Kid playfully peeking into the hut as we were about to eat lunch.

Sacred Pools

Sacred Pools Sacred pools of the local Xhosa in Coffee Bay.

Xhosa Village Hut

Xhosa Village Hut The rolling hills in this area were sprinkled with these huts.   They recently got running water and a toilet.  Electricity said to be coming within the next couple of years although our guide said they almost prefer that it no come since I has the potential to change or ruin their local traditions.

Sisters

Sisters I took a Xhosa village tour in Coffee Bay…at first I was a little hesitant to do it cause I felt like it was voyeuristic but in the end I was glad I did it because it was more educational than anything else. The girls in the picture were are our guide’s sisters and they were doing each others hair.

Xhosa Hut Kitchen

Xhosa Hut Kitchen

Chicken in a hut

Chicken in a hut It is what it is…a chicken with chickees underneath it just chilling in a the middle of a Xhosa hut in Coffee Bay.

Hogsback Sunset

Hogsback Sunset It’s said that the Hogsback forest is the inspiration for JRR Tolkien’s Mirkwood forest in Lord of the Rings. 
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