African boy, seen on the street in the township Langa, Cape Town, South Africa. Langa, established in 1923, is the oldest suburb in Cape Town which were designated for Black Africans before the apartheid era. Blog: Dietmar Temps, travel photography Website: Dietmar Temps, photography
** It would be un-fair of me not to mention one of teh biggest problems in South Africa...Poverty. Poverty is a big problem in South Africa, which fuels another one of South Africa's problems...crime. A large percentage of Souoth Africans live in areas called townships/informal settlements. These townships are communities of informal houses (shacks), often…
Today I would like to focus on the topic of slum tourism in South Africa, also known as township tourism. Slum tourism is defined as the practice of travelers visiting poor urban areas of the global South to view its impoverished conditions and understand more of the lifestyles of local inhabitants. If you want to learn more about slum tourism in South Africa, read on!
The extreme divide of rich and poor in South Africa captured by drones
Seattle-born Johnny Miller captured the legacy of South Africa's apartheid via a drone, which he flew over the suburbs of Cape Town. His images show the extremes of wealth and poverty living side-by-side
South African photographer Greg Marinovich spent years covering the rise of violence in his home country before the eventual death of the systemic racial discrimination policy of apartheid. During the transition to democracy, he found himself on the front lines of history.
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