No Halloween in South Africa!
Trip Start Aug 28, 2012
30Trip End Jun 06, 2013
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One of my friends did invite me to a Halloween party, their first Halloween party ever actually and
they are 22/23 years old! It was a lot of fun. All of the girls were witches (including myself) and once people realized I was an American they kept asking me if it looked like a real Halloween party in the U.S. haha. I must say, they did a nice job turning oranges into mini pumpkins, but there were no Jack O’Lanterns !
I later learned that a few elementary schools hosted a Halloween party for the children and parents. No Halloween makes sense in many ways though in SA; for example, it’s a very big inconvenience that they have gates and walls around the houses. The children can’t just walk up and ring the
doorbell. In the black locations it would be 100% unsafe as well, not to mention lack of money to purchase candy. It would be total chaos in the streets.
Anyway, just an interesting fact! :)