Happy Valentine’s Day…South African Style

Happy Valentine’s Day to South Africans everywhere! (Update: 14 February 2015)

Durban sunrise. If love was a teardrop, I’d send you an ocean…

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February’s full moon at Paternoster Beach

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Sent in by: Christopher Bettany – “Happy Valentine’s to everyone from Azura Benguerra Island Mozambique. This picture is of a stunning sandbank close to the island.”
Valentine's Day Africa
The following are old pictures – from an email that did the rounds years ago, but they remain local favourites when it comes to expressing love in a lekker South African way!


Ek wil met jou sokkie Be the king of my castle Be my tjerrie hey sweet thing love you lots like jelly tots smaak 'n pomp? lekker koek I smaak my boerewors but I smack you more

you've hijacked my heart

Photos: Sam Cross (Durban), Jan Roos (SA’s February Full Moon) and Christopher Bettany (Azura Benguerra Island Mozambique).