A field of Watsonias bloom in a beautiful South African landscape

A field of Watsonias bloom in a beautiful South African landscape

South African Recipes ROMANY CREAMS (Wenresepte 2000, pg. 168) If equated, these are to South African children what Oreo Cookies are to American children, though they are not the same in taste.

South African Recipes ROMANY CREAMS (Wenresepte 2000, pg. 168) If equated, these are to South African children what Oreo Cookies are to American children, though they are not the same in taste.

Rosebank Market, Johannesburg. Walking past all the stalls looking at our uniquely South African crafts and artefacts, sifting through art deco originals, balking at the price of French antiques and sampling Polish and Thai cuisine only serve as evidence of our unique rainbow nation.  Markets seem to be a mix of the tacky, strange, exquisite and random goods, which are all well worth a look.

Rosebank Market, Johannesburg. Walking past all the stalls looking at our uniquely South African crafts and artefacts, sifting through art deco originals, balking at the price of French antiques and sampling Polish and Thai cuisine only serve as evidence of our unique rainbow nation. Markets seem to be a mix of the tacky, strange, exquisite and random goods, which are all well worth a look.

Snoek Braai (BBQ).  Snoek is the local name for a species of pike that inhabits the waters around the South African coast.  The flesh is firm and succulent,   Delicious cooked on hot coals or smoked.

Snoek Braai (BBQ). Snoek is the local name for a species of pike that inhabits the waters around the South African coast. The flesh is firm and succulent, Delicious cooked on hot coals or smoked.

Braai's (barbeque) are common in South Africa and the townships are no exception. For a few rand, you can get a various assorment of sausages and meats cooked right on the spot. Photo by Jake Salyers

Braai's (barbeque) are common in South Africa and the townships are no exception. For a few rand, you can get a various assorment of sausages and meats cooked right on the spot. Photo by Jake Salyers

This odd plant stumped taxonomists for years. A desert plant found in South Africa, the thick welwitschia mirabilis generally possesses only two leaves, but these leaves curl and tangle as the plant grows (it often lives over 1,000 years) and becomes a jumbled, tough mass

15 Eccentric Endangered Trees, Plants, and Flowers

This odd plant stumped taxonomists for years. A desert plant found in South Africa, the thick welwitschia mirabilis generally possesses only two leaves, but these leaves curl and tangle as the plant grows (it often lives over 1,000 years) and becomes a jumbled, tough mass

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