Book Now Download Rates Particular attention is given to activity based, adventure loving, comfort seeking, nature tourists who want to learn more about wildlife and those who appreciate the outdoors and the comfort of our home from home.Where else on one exclusive Game Reserve can the discerning traveller participate in a myriad nature based tourism activities, such as birding, boating, elephant tracking, fishing, 4x4 game drives, hiking, lion tracking, kloofing, star gazing, rock art tours, picnicking, swimming, walking, photographing or simply just relaxing in five star luxury while we do all the work?I think that belonging to a global world has caused us to undermine our diversity in cultures and traditions a lot. I believe that we should preserve our languages, our religions and traditions.The intercultural marriages have produced a lot of monolingual children who are adults today.
There are a host of other creatures, many of which are to be seen at night, with honey badger, aardvark, pangolin, caracal, and porcupine often spotted on a regular basis.The birdlife is prolific and the reserve is a birdwatchers paradise with a variety of eagles, nightjars, sunbirds, flycatchers, bee-eaters, shrikes, starling, hoopoe, kingfisher, storks and too many others to mention.THERE is a Sepedi saying that goes; “Thoka kgole ga e bolaye mmutla.” To loosely explain it, it means that to date or marry someone who isn’t connected to your upbringing or culture is a recipe for disaster.So very often in the working world, at seminars, youth gatherings and so on, I meet young black people my age.A wide-spread African concept is that the sky is a solid dome, perhaps made of blue rock, resting on the Earth, upon which the Sun moves.This status is achieved through the bearing and rearing of children.Becoming a spinster or a bachelor invites ridicule – not only by relatives but also by the community at large. It is important to note that marriage is one of the main parts of the life cycle amongst the Basotho and not only joins a man and a woman together, but is also considered to unite the members of the respective families of the married couple into one family. • Abstract • Introduction • The mahadi factor • Bommaditsela [representatives] • After the mahadi agreement is reached • 'Go kgopela ngwetši' [asking of a bride after the lobola agreement] • 'Go phahlela' [the giving of utensils to the bride] • 'Go hlabiša' (a sheep, cow or goat slaughtered for the bakgonyana [the prospective in-laws] as proof of having complied with all the bride's demands) • Naming of the bride • Research methodology • The findings • Discussion • Conclusion • Practical guidelines for mahadi • Acknowledgements • Competing interests • References • Footnotes This article investigates and provides guidelines to the negative impact of mahadi on the Basotho youth before they may marry.While the /Xam Bushmen believed the stars were formerly people, some !Kung Bushmen taught that stars are, in fact, small creatures, and look like tiny porcupines – they have little legs, ears, teeth and are covered with tiny spines. Kung account says that stars are actually ant lions, watching from overhead with their bright eyes.