We (heart) South Africa

Another Public Holiday?

Every year South Africans celebrate a few Public Holidays that commemorate our new democracy and particular days which are significant to our history. This month on the 24 September we celebrate Heritage Day. Initially this day was called Shaka Day in remembrance of the great Zulu warrior Shaka. How … Read more

No trip to Cape Town is complete without taking a hike on this majestic mountain. EC language hikes are a muc=st!

Take a walk on the wild side – a hike up Platteklip Gorge

On a fine Wednesday afternoon this week teacher Matthew from EC language school in Cape Town and ten students (from Switzerland, Turkey, Germany, France and Angola) hiked up the steep, but beautiful Platteklip Gorge to the summit of Table Mountain.   After a bit of a taxi delay we set off on th … Read more