• Day66

    Visiting the black townships

    April 6, 2018 in South Africa ⋅ ⛅ 21 °C

    Under apartheid, townships were set up where blacks had to live. Those townships still exist. The pics are of a street scene, inside one of the hostels where people live, especially rural folks moving to the city. Then a room where 10 people live in the hostel as they wait to be given better housing, which is being built, albeit slowly. Then, pictures of a school, outside and in. Finally, people who grew up in the township but who have "made it" often prefer to remain in the township. The last pic is of "Beverly Hills," as they call that part of the township where wealthier people choose to liveRead more