Soweto, Jo’Burg

From my diary: “Yesterday we arrived in Jo’burg – or Johannesburg – and only at the airport I learned where we were going to stay: Holiday Inn Soweto. I had heard that name; I knew it had something to do with the suburbs. But I did not think we were going to stay in the…

Cape Town: To Expect and To Do’s

Africa. What to expect? The naïve 23-year-old me was unsure, but perhaps a bit afraid, when she first landed there in 2007. She was told Africa was a dangerous and unexplored jungle, a no-mans land, a place you’d probably be abducted. It was funny when her South African friend told her that she thought exactly…