A piece of soap

Ten years ago, at the very last day of our stay in South Africa then before flying back home, we were mugged in downtown Johannesburg. Because money and driving licence was stolen we had to visit the nearest police station at John Vorster Square to have a report made.

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Gender neutral

Skin colour still is a problem in South Africa but they seem to be ahead of Europeans for as far as the mix of gender concerns.

Basic African design

The Ciskei people did not seem to care much about their environment. Trash was dumped all over, but the inside of their houses was well taken care of.

KWT, S.A. 2017

At the end of day one we made a stop at supermarket Pick ‘n Pay getting our groceries for tonight’s dinner.

King Williamstown S.A.

A punch knife in the glove factory. I don’t even know if the factory has a Facebook page

At the glove factory in King Williamstown, S.A.

Next to office where my partner Linnemore was active spreading her knowledge there was a glove factory. I was welcome to move around freely and take as many pictures as desired. This metal ‘thing’ was hot, if not to say bloody hot I notice, to iron the newly made gloves.

Kasi township

At the entrance of township Kasi near King Williamstown. 100 South African Rand at this time equals € 7,–

King Williamstown, South Africa (2017)

Since we only had five days in KWT I asked our contacts if they knew of someone who could accompany me on my photo safari in the hope that this person would get me directly to places I would not easily find being on my own. I was brought in contact with ‘T-man’, a young artist who would probably understand what I was after.

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The east cape, South Africa 2017

It has been ten years since my Cape Town, South Africa born partner and I travelled South Africa for the last time. Time to go there for another visit. Continue Reading →