South African's where are you!?!

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by Bantimna, Jul 7, 2010.

  1. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    I've met many SAers that have moved to all over the place.
    This thread is dedicated to SAers all around world.

    Welcome and Greetings!
     
  2. Godiva

    Godiva Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone. I am living in SC but originally from KwaZulu-Natal. I lived in East London for about 8 years just before I moved out to the USA. I REALLY miss SA - been about 7 years since I could last afford to visit. I have a sister-in-law and three nieces and nephews that I haven't met yet.... sigh. Am hoping to move back to Colorado (lived there for about 7 years before SC and I MUCH prefer the climate and the lower bug population! SO where are you?
     
  3. Lifetime chicken lover

    Lifetime chicken lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was born and raised here in Minnesota, but I lived in Bronkhorstspruit (halfway between Witbank and Pretoria) for two years. I really miss it! The climate there was so ideal! Rains in the summer evenings, and some of the best thunderstorms I've seen in my life!!!!
    Cheers to all the South Africans!!!!
     
  4. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    Lifetime Chicken lover, greetings!


    Hi I'm from Mpumalanga, (East Transvaal). My sister moved to FL last year and has returned about a week ago.
    She said America alot diffrent from SA and had diffrent ways, etc..

    Just to ask, Godiva how are the roads there?
     
  5. Tropical Chook

    Tropical Chook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hiya

    I was born in Cape Town, SA. I spent a few years in a boarding school up in the Transvaal but always preferred the Cape. Maybe it's Table Mountain that is just so special for me and all the beautiful beaches. Anyway, went to London for what was meant to be a year of traveling but then ended up on the North Sea oil rigs. Did that for ten years, during which time I visited Southeast Asia. I fell in love with Thailand and eventually moved to the country with my wife (Thai)1n 2002. So, been married for ten years now and we have two kids, with a third one due in two weeks.

    Only have a sister and some distant family left in SA now, so not all that much reason for me to return, and besides, I can't really afford the airfare with so many mouths to feed.

    Feel free to stay in touch [​IMG]
     
  6. Godiva

    Godiva Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey there fellow South Africans. Nice to meet you Tropicalchook! It is amazing how much us South Africans are spread all over the world! One of my brothers lives with his family in Taiwan, I live in the USA and my two other brothers live in SA still. It is over 7 years since I was last in SA. I have two nieces and a nephew I have never met and I have also never met my sister-in-law! THose airfares are just too pricey especially when you are flying a whole family! I found a potjie here last year and we have had some wonderful potjiekos! Boy that is such a wonderful flavour and smell! I closed my eyes and I was back in SA. I have managed to make biltong in my dehydrator and the only problem is that it never lasts very long!

    Well, turns out we are going to try and move back to Colorado... no work here for DH. We have found a home for our large flock but the bantams still need a home. That is the worst thing with moving... finding homes for chickens. I really hope we find a place that will be chicken friendly. Now we just need our property to sell - soon!
     
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  7. chickenlickin'

    chickenlickin' Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] hey hey all of you.. yay South africans .. I am from Natal as i call it [​IMG] I lived in Pietermaritzburg, Durban, Eshowe and all over the place.. my folks and brothers all live in Underberg.. and my sister in JHB.. aw... i miss them all the last time i was there was 2004 [​IMG] I have been in Canada nova Scotia now for about 10 years... yup.. fell in love and moved here.. :confused:lol the things we do for love hey! But I do love it here just miss sunny SA so so so much!! So nice to hear from other South Africans ... !!
     
  8. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    chickenlickin' :

    [​IMG] hey hey all of you.. yay South africans .. I am from Natal as i call it [​IMG] I lived in Pietermaritzburg, Durban, Eshowe and all over the place.. my folks and brothers all live in Underberg.. and my sister in JHB.. aw... i miss them all the last time i was there was 2004 [​IMG] I have been in Canada nova Scotia now for about 10 years... yup.. fell in love and moved here.. :confused:lol the things we do for love hey! But I do love it here just miss sunny SA so so so much!! So nice to hear from other South Africans ... !!

    Hiya chickenlickin'!

    My DF used to work in Eshowe and the Petermaritzburg region!
    Do you have any chooks yet?


    Update:
    My DS moved about a few weeks ago to Oz!
    Now I've only got 2 DS'es left in Jo'burg....[​IMG]
     
  9. chickenlickin'

    chickenlickin' Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi bantimna yes i do i have over thirty now, love them all :) they are such a delight to have, although they are not too fond of the snow, so when that starts to fly again... the laughs start as when their little feet touch the snow they freak out and run back into the coop!! I swear my chooks are are not CND.. LOL
     

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