Nelson Mandela’s incredible life is inextricably linked to events that took place in Soweto in South Africa. Accordingly, you’ll find a well signposted Madiba Heritage Trail around the key landmarks in Johannesburg. But what about the rest of Soweto? What is it like to visit this neighbourhood today?
It snaked towards us slowly. A scarlet, silted, rust-red, blood-red, iron-tinged flow. The water seeped around the edges of my boots, my footprints swallowed up within seconds.
It visibly stained my soles.
Up ahead, I saw two men walking, the two men who were travelling with me. But no other soul was there.
Why Colour Still Matters in Cape Town: What to do in Bo Kaap
With its colourful houses and Cape Malay cuisine, Bo Kaap is the perfect area to start talking about how South Africa is the Rainbow Nation. Between walking tours and food tours, you’ll find authentic experiences that shed light on the legacy of apartheid and the challenges of a modern South Africa. Here’s what to do in Bo Kaap.
This Kenya Wildlife Safari inspired creators of Disney’s the Lion King and you can see the real Pride Rock. And it’s not reserved for celebrities, anyone can travel there. There’s a video at the end so if you’re a fan of moving pictures, hop straight down there to enjoy! Cheers – Abi Wildlife Safari in Kenya: The Lion … Read more
It’s an inauspicious start. No map. No SatNav. No cash – my very last dihram cleared out by the unexpected fuel charge.
No internet access to check the route. No signal on my iPhone. Just a pen, a scrap of paper and a hastily scribbled map, uneven streaks of biro connecting Moroccan towns that appeared on a picture in the hotel lobby.