is an exciting or unusual experience. It may also be a bold, usually risky undertaking, with an uncertain outcome.
Adventures may be activities with some potential for physical danger such as traveling, exploring, skydiving, mountain climbing, scuba diving, river rafting or BMW Motorcycle Tours.
The term also broadly refers to any enterprise that is potentially fraught with physical, financial or psychological risk, such as a business venture, or other major life undertakings.
The funky crew to call upon; roll with them whilst exploring Southern Africa. They love what they do and it shows. “UpSouth Adventure will plan your whole route with great roads, beautiful scenery and handpicked accommodation.”
This is not to be mistaken with a barbecue, way better, grill (meat) over an open fire. In fact, we love it so much that we have an oke called, Jan Braai who started the National Braai Day initiative. Ask the folks at UpSouth to tell you the story, while you share stories by the fire or have a Braai.
Africa is hot man, we shorten words, how are you; who needs three words?
Fried Dough Bread (usually) filled with mince, so perfect for padkos not to be confused with Koeksisters, that’s for after.
Tangerine, cousin of the orange, but not a clementine. Perfect for padkos or after a braai. Share this with your China, not a Skollie or Mampara.
Level of irritation, up to crazy, ex you will be befok if you don’t experience a braai. It also refers to cheating, ex if you don’t hear the story of the braai, you would be befok, and fear not as UpSouth will tell you the National braai Day story as these guys make the difference.
The lamb that is late, the child that is born years after the siblings. This might have happened Nou Nou.
Your friend, your bestie, (derived from “China plate” - mate). You will enjoy your padkos with your China, watch out for the Skollies though.
Expressing outrage or surprise. Generally expressing surprise, ex Jisliaak, she was befok, I (just) said Howzit.
Food for the road, not to be mistaken with a doggie bag. This is food specially prepared for the road trip or journey, usually in advance not Nou Nou.
Plaited doughnut dipped in syrup, derived from the Dutch koek. It can also refer to a conservative person. You might have some at a braai, both doughnut and person.
Fool, unsophisticated, not to be mistaken with a Skollie. Both can refer to our politicians.
Hungover. (Derived from Zulu I-Babalazi) The day after the night before, going out with your China, where you almost ended in a brawl with a Mampara. In this state be sure to avoid the said Mampara, especially if he recognizes you and greets you with Jisliaak China. You are better off with slap chips, vetkoek, koeksisters and definitely a braai.
A dried steak, which is then cut to eat. This means you can have it wet or ‘rare’, medium, or hard ‘well done’ biltong.
Hooligans or Gangsters. If you encounter them, keep your eye on your padkos, while you say Howzit. They will befok you, then you will be befok as you are left with no padkos or even koeksisters.
Literally shooting and beating up, referencing to a movie type, possible reference to Skollie and Mampara as to what they can do, but not koeksister type. (see person reference)
Drooping French Fries, always more than one, usually eaten with salt and vinegar, crispy fries get tomato sauce. Wrap slap chips in newspaper, to take with as padkos, while you on your trip with your China. Now be sure to be on the lookout for both the Skollies and the Mamparas.
Strong Dry South-East wind, often persistent, but not as persistent as a Moffie’s fashion sense.