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Touch Down in Jozy Town: Visiting Johannesburg, South Africa

“So, how do Sowetans feel about their community becoming a tourist attraction?”

We were standing by the Hector Peterson memorial in the Orlando West township of Soweto near Johannesburg. 700 more words


Abantu Book Festival: "Ghetto Is Our First Love"

I decided to interrupt my posting of the Black Portraiture III Conference panels; instead, I have included audio recordings from my attendance at the Abantu Book Festival that occurred from 6 – 10 December 2016 in Soweto, Johannesburg. 505 more words

-Orlando Towers-

The Orlando Towers Stand tall and proud in Soweto and are seen as very iconic structures as they represent some of the many thing South Africa are proud of, such as the 2010 Fifa World Cup. 31 more words

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City Tour: Soweto - they get it right, I got it wrong

Would visiting Soweto equate to poverty porn? I had my concerns that I was buying into a tour that was a wealthy white guy ‘observing’ the life of people living in tough circumstances from a place of privilege.   747 more words

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South Africa I love you: Memories for life

During my 5-week vacation to Southern Africa in February and March 2017, I had the pleasure of visiting my top three favorite countries in Africa: … 1,741 more words

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Things to Do in South Africa

Last February, I went to South Africa with my brother and my cousin and it was easily one of the best trips I’ve ever been on.  766 more words

Want to sip wine like a pro? Follow these five wine-tasting etiquettes

By ^GZ – I recently went to the #SowetoWineFest for some wine tasting and made a big blunder by actually drinking the wine instead of just tasting it. 218 more words