Grahamstown Xhosa / Township Tours --- with my friend Otto Ntshebe
About Ottours 'Spirit of Life' - Accredited Tour Guide
EKUHLALENI / SOCIAL HISTORY
Hear unwritten stories about Xhosa people and their style of living; Visit the second oldest township in the country; Learn about the Fifth Frontier war at Egazini (Place of Bloodshed); Stand where the Xhosa legend Makana stood during the battle - open your ears and listen as the ghosts whistle to you in their Ghost town. Come and hear more stories ...
NCUBEKO / OUR CULTURE
Witness Xhosa oral tradition from generations to generations through meeting the real people of the area. Meet a Sangoma who will welcome you and share her religion to you and reveal your past and future. See a traditional hut and a kraal where ancestors are worshipped.
ESGODINI / SHEBEENS
Our Xhosa lifestyle of sharing, greeting and laughing with friends - experience our language to talk with you in "tsotsi taal" a mix of different languages of South Africa. In the township meet people with Ubuntu humanity, have fun and learn to dance, have a braai (barbeque) at a local shebeen or tavern.
IMBALI / OUR HISTORY
Our Settlers' history will astonish you - visit the Grahamstown Foundation and 1820 Settlers' Monument which resembles the type of ship that the British travelled in to our shores; see our well-preserved Georgian and Victorian buildings, our Cathedral and our well known Observatory Museum.
If you book a package tour, you can also book accommodation in a unique township lifestyle Bed and Breakfast. Let your hair down and try something different - you'll be amazed !! Email me firstname.lastname@example.org for details....