AUTHENTIC TOWNSHIP TOURISM

There was a time when “township tourism” meant peering from the window of an air-conditioned minibus, jumping out periodically to snap a few photos and taking a brief wander to a local school or tavern. These days the term is out of vogue, having been replaced with more appropriate monikers like “grass roots” or “community tourism”. Across the country there are restaurants, cafés, galleries and designer stories popping up on the outskirts of cities, offering visitors the chance to step into people’s lives and join them rather than observing them from afar.

On a recent roam around the Northern Cape,…
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AUTHENTIC TOWNSHIP TOURISM