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Unread post by Mafunyane » Wed Apr 25, 2007 10:07 am

Born & raised in PTA SA ...Hate the blue-bulls(rugby team) though..
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Unread post by jfthibeau » Thu May 03, 2007 11:58 am

Morning everybody ...

I am a beginner in your forum and I ask your apologize for my English because it is not my own language (I speak French)

For your information, I was born in Burundi long time ago (Usumbura at this time), have spent 17 years in Congo (all my youth) Leopoldville and after Kinshasa. Back to Belgium (Brussels) with a very big nostalgia....
Many travels all around the world (USA, Zimbabwe (Victoria Falls), CostaRica, Dubai, Mauritius, Argentina (Iguazu falls) Senegal, Canada, Martinique, Rep Dominicaine, Tunisia, Cyprus and many islands of Greece ...and last year South Afrika
(Cape town and a short trip to Sambona Game reserve ... a little bit desappointed there because not enough animals but very pleasant lodge).

Have a nice day...

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Unread post by Josh. W » Thu May 03, 2007 10:05 pm

Proudly from the SOUTH of AFRICA!!!
I'm a gauteng Bru, Highveld Lion, Golden Lions, Kaizer CHiefs, and..Mafunyane, I also hate the Blue Bulls!

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Unread post by cookie » Wed May 09, 2007 1:48 am

born in Zim but torn from there to Aussie when only a child-my heart stays South Africa. try and visit when can afford to. SO born in the Cape
no worries!

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Unread post by mountainview » Wed May 09, 2007 7:41 pm

South African. Whatever that is, lol.
Latest Lifers: Brown-Backed Honeybird; Violet-Eared Waxbill; Green-Winged Pytilia; and heard often but never seen - Yellow-Fronted Tinkerbird (±2m away in the open)

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Unread post by Hibiscus » Sun May 20, 2007 6:47 pm

Austria. That's NOT the place with the kangaroos...

Anyway, I'm living in the Middle East since a few years. See coordinates.

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Unread post by sammylou » Wed May 23, 2007 8:40 pm

I'm English (with a bit of Irish mixed in) through my parents but I was born in SA (Sasolburg) and I lived near Jo'burg til I was 12 when I was whisked away to this cold and miserable country (just biding my time til I can persuade SO that life is more fun back home)

Home is where the heart is so I'm African!

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Unread post by Bentony » Wed May 30, 2007 2:45 pm

First bunch of forefathers (and mothers) came out with Jan Van Riebeeck, others came out over the nex couple of hundred years. Lots of them trekked, fought wars - usually with each other- ended up in rebellions, trekked north again to Rhodesia, Zambia and Angola. Once they got over their sulks they drifted back to the Republic (or Union as it then was.) Also Irish and Scottish blood- also trying to get away from Europe.
So in essence I think of myself as African, but my passport says SOuth African.
Oh, and I support the Stormers. But well done to the Bulls.

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Unread post by Boabab » Wed May 30, 2007 3:20 pm

Proudly South African from JHB

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Unread post by Candy's Style » Wed May 30, 2007 3:47 pm

Where the sunsets are beautiful and climate great!!

Proudly South African, Gauteng..
In Kruger :P

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Unread post by dpahl » Thu Jun 07, 2007 3:59 pm


I live in Germany an visited South Africa and the Kruger National Park last year.

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Unread post by icurrie » Sat Jun 09, 2007 3:26 pm

Hi there
Born in Durbs, spent formative years tramping the KZN parks and Berg and ended up in Ixopo and Pietermaritzburg. Have been living in the UK, Southend on 'Sea' (more mud than sea really) with my UK SO for the last 11 years. My Mom is from Southend and my dad is a Durbanite. As a result of my 'mixed' parentage I have dual nationality and the best of both worlds!! Aren't I the lucky one!!


Trip Reports:
The stuff of daydreams ... - Kruger
Kalahari Dreamin' - KTP
Just What the Doctor Ordered - West Coast, Augrabies, KTP

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Unread post by Panthericus » Thu Jun 14, 2007 6:52 pm

Scottish Highlander through and through. It means I am allowed to growl at people for no reason... can make whisky fae heather.. and sleep amongst the midges with nary a scratch...

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Unread post by salamanda » Sat Jul 14, 2007 6:04 pm

Hi everyone
This is my first post. I'm British but I have lived in Africa all my life from the age of three apart from two short periods overseas. I've lived in, and loved, South Africa for 31 years.

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Unread post by Spotted Cat » Sat Jul 28, 2007 1:21 pm

South African born and bred - with a yearning to see the world, but knowing I can't live anywhere else but sunny SA.

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