South Africa, Eastern Cape May 1st 2005 While every town has its nearby township where the locals live, apparently quite happily, in the most primitive conditions, so every backpackers hostel has it township tour.
We have avoided these so far, hoping for the chance to meet local people in a natural setting rather than paying out 25 quid to be guided around their homesteads.
We got the chance in Storms River where the local shebe ... read more
Africa » South Africa After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug... ... read more