This was Nelson Mandela's home in Soweto, before he was arrested and spent 26? years in prison, before he was released and became President of South Africa. Now he lives in a big mansion in Johannesburg.
Beware of Hippos January 27th 2006 After 2 months of pure winter in Evi's home country, we experienced a magic conversion: winter to summer in 11 hours. We left Switzerland for London, spent 3 days with Melanie who is exhilarated by her new job, house, roommates, and lifestyle, then flew to South Africa in 11 hours, arriving in the middle of summer!
We stayed in Johannesburg with a lovely family, both parents are artists, who l ... 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
I am a teacher of mathematics in San Francisco, and Trivia host (www.triviacafe.com). My wife, Evi, a pre-school teacher, and I love to travel, and here are a collection of some of our travel experiences. Enjoy!... full info