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#WhiteHistoryMonth: How Unexpected

From this week’s Washington Post Travel Section–“How unexpected: There was more modernity than I expected, such as extremey modern infrastructure (roads, etc.) in many places, although there is still poverty there. “

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South Africans 'going into Africa'

My friend Chipo recently sent me this pilot of a documentary travel series entitled Going Native. Not only was I pleasantly surprised to find Chipo in the pilot as one…..

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Oh Canada

A long, long time ago when there was still Apartheid, I needed a passport to travel by bus from Cape Town to Durban in South Africa. That meant going through…..

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Bujumbura is hot*

The newest in expat chic? Bujumbura, “a freewheeling city of palm trees and colonial-era Art Deco buildings thrust against the shores of Lake Tanganyika [where] Congolese, Rwandans and aid workers…..

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'The 31 Places to Go in 2010'

Recently The New York Times published a list of ‘The 31 Places to Go in 2010.’ Only one African destination made the list. Predictably South Africa. Specifically Cape Town and…..