Articles tagged with: South Africa
Who put the trash out? Who cares!
Story first published op-ed page, Sunday Tribune, Durban, South Africa, on August 29, 2010
It’s Sunday morning at North Beach in Durban. The sun is shining. Somewhere the sardines are still running. The new, improved beachfront promenade is alive with foot traffic. People cycling, strolling, jogging, walking their dogs, walking their kids. The surfers are out; the fishermen are complaining to anyone who’ll listen about their ban from the piers; the skateboarders and BMX-ers are shooting the ramps at their graffitied concrete park …
South Africa has it all. But — what is this?
There’s surf, sunshine, scenery, wildlife — adventure. And when you get tired of the tourist scene, there’s Buddha, dharma and …
Every year is Year of the Tiger at South Africa’s Tiger Canyons
I spent two hours in a tiger’s den this week, watching her nurse five hours-old newborn cubs — including the first white cub born in the wild in more than 50 years.
Tembe has Africa’s biggest tusker and web-spinning spider plus tiny suni
TEMBE Elephant Park, a wilderness in the remote north-east of the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal, offers visitors the opportunity to step back 200 years into unspoiled pre-colonial Africa.
It also offers the opportunity to spot southern Africa’s largest tusker, a giant bull elephant named Isilo who is about 65 years old …
Alive in South Africa: When an expat goes ‘home’
What is it like to return to your roots, your soil, for the first time after you’ve emigrated and made …
Are you a culinary traveler? — 22 clues
You know you’re a culinary traveler when:
Whether it’s a day trip, a weekend escape or a round-the-world vacation, what you …
Butterfly effect links Buddhist groups in South Africa and San Francisco
William Kentridge: Five Themes in San Francisco
South African artists opens at SFMOMA with huge traveling show.
By Wanda Hennig for Sunday Tribune, South Africa
San Francisco Street photos …
South Africa turns up the volume in Salt Lake City
Several in the party, which numbered around 35 at a quick count, were uniformed — if a collection of crazy head-consuming jester hats adorned with South African flag emblems and bells qualify as a uniform. A core group, it seemed, was there, to make noise. The less raucous were … Read more