44 Stanley & Soweto, South Africa
As more snow falls and the clouds in the sky turn an ghostly white, our next destination is Soweto. We drive past the sports stadium, designed to look like a bowl. Soweto stands for South Western Township and there are between 4.5 - 5 million people out of South Africa's eleven million living here. There are forty nine suburbs within Soweto and there are affluent areas as well as shanty towns. Currently, Soweto's population is a mixture of black and coloured people (the term here in South…
Student Housing Built From Shipping Containers
The city of Johannesburg, South Africa, recently got an innovative student housing structure made of recycled shipping containers and disused grain silos. Mill Junction student accommodation, as the complex is called was designed and built by the South African property developer Citiq. All told, the building
The Joburg We Know And Love In 50 Photos
Joburg gets a bad rap when it comes to places to visit in South Africa. With the picturesque Mother City just a 2 hour flight away and sunny Durbs 6 hours down the road; many tourists gloss over the City of Gold in favour of Table Mountain, the Drakensberg and the warm beaches of Natal.