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The power of the visual in Western Cape, South Africa

The power of the visual in Western Cape, South Africa

A large water colour hangs on a wall in our home in Canada. My husband Gerrit was very moved by Thabo Nyelele’s interpretation of life in an ‘informal settlement’ in the Cape Flats.  For a … Read entire article »

Highlights of South Africa: Soweto and Robben Island

Highlights of South Africa: Soweto and Robben Island

Barbara Reinhardus worked as a United Nations election adviser in South Africa in advance of the second non-racial general election in 1999. When family and friends from Canada went to visit her, she became a … Read entire article »

How NOT to fly to South Africa

How NOT to fly to South Africa

Craig Reinhardus missed his flight to South Africa and almost missed a safari. His family would not have been pleased! I was doing shift work in one of the finest hotels in Canada and was … Read entire article »

Safari in Kruger National Park, South Africa

Safari in Kruger National Park, South Africa

Craig Reinhardus recalls the safari he went on in Mala Mala—a private game reserve in Kruger National Park, South Africa. He drove there from Pretoria in a rental car with others in his family. Q: What … Read entire article »