Monthly Archives: December 2017

Wednesday photo: Sibebe

Swaziland is home to Sibebe, the world’s second largest monolith and the largest exposed granite pluton in the world. I finally hiked Swaziland’s highest rock and it was a success.

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A traditional Swazi wedding, part three: Umtsimba

Umtsimba celebrations return to the groom’s family’s homestead for the final event of a Swazi traditional wedding (the first is the teka and the second is the lobola). This ceremony celebrates the completion of the lobola payment, which can occur … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Ndebele village

The first stop on my parents’ visit to Southern Africa was to visit a village I had been dreaming about since eighth grade. I made a beautiful piece of abstract art that year with inspiration from a National Geographic article … Continue reading

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