Travel Theme: Tradition

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Tradition is an integral part of any culture. The word comes from the Latin traditio, and means to transmit or hand over for safekeeping. It is something handed down from generation to generation, and can be a ritual, a holiday, socially meaningful clothes, even an object. Traditions can be widespread throughout a country or specific to just one family, and I thought it might make a fascinating travel theme.

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What does tradition mean to you?

This is what Ailsa at wheresmybackpack says.

Next is my tradition story!

In South Africa we have a traditional “BRAAIVLEIS

And also traditional “POTJIE-KOS”

Camping gives the opportunity to do both

braaivleis and potjie

Camping with a tent

Umbrella table and chairs

At the bottom to the right  you can see a  “potjie”

All the meat and vegetables for the “potjie”

You are supposed to make a wood fire!

They are ready and waiting for the end result.

One potjie

Second “potjie”

It smells  and tastes delicious.

(Sorry, this wasn’t in South Africa. This was in New Zealand and some traditional stuff wasn’t available)

Story Challenge: Letter D

Guess what my letter stands for?  Yes, it for DOG

The whole week I was thinking about the letter D Story Challenge. I could not think of anything with D till I was walking with Trompie this morning. Yes, there it was I thought well DOG starts with D.

I want to share the following photos of my DOG 

TROMPIE

Only 8 weeks old!(2010)

Same slipper and a bit older!

Look at me now. Still same slipper!

I am so cute!

I am a big dog now.

What do you think of me now?

About 18 months (2011)

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