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Forced Perspective - Centurion, South Africa

Wed, 14 May 2014 | By phosphorous | Views [38] | Scholarship Entry

In this life time I never imagined myself travelling on the Gautrain; with an enigmatic Controller, trolling in several languages and being urged to hold my luggage tightly, as if my life depended on it. Never would I have chosen South Africa as the first ... Read more >

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Her face told a story

Tue, 13 May 2014 | By tammanyb | Views [28] | Scholarship Entry

The question, ‘how did I end up here?’ raised a more concerning one, “was this the end?" No, there are places to explore that would have me salivating for life again. Frantically searching amongst my collection of West End ticket stubs, train tickets, ... Read more >

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Photos: Cape Town

Tue, 13 May 2014 | By noseezwe | Photo Gallery

Where the train tracks may lead me
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Where the train tracks may lead me

Tue, 13 May 2014 | By noseezwe | Views [35] | Scholarship Entry

It was a sunny day in Cape Town and I had that familiar itching in my soul to go on an adventure. I wanted to take in as much as I could before I had to return to Joburg. I packed my backpack, putting in it a novel, notebook, my camera and headphones ... Read more >

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Botshabelo

Tue, 13 May 2014 | By dlanardo | Views [34] | Scholarship Entry

Botshabelo is just as striking and memorable as Vienna, Paris, and Madrid. These global centers continue to be shaped by political and cultural forces. Botshabelo is as well. Fascinating places are rich in cross-sections and overlapping mixtures of ... Read more >

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The liberation of the country

Tue, 13 May 2014 | By epiphany | Views [37] | Scholarship Entry

I'll never forget the day South Africa got its liberation, that enabled every individual to speak and be heard by a constitution that overlooked indifference in all colours that man come in. The beauty of this country allows us all to express ourselves ... Read more >

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The Smoke that Thunders

Tue, 13 May 2014 | By itumeleng | Views [28] | Scholarship Entry

On July 29 I headed to Livingstone which is in the Southern Province of Zambia. Livingstone is the tourist capital of the country, sharing a border and the Victoria Falls (locally known as Mosi oa Tunya which means “the smoke that thunders”) with Zimbabwe.... Read more >

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Photos: My Africa

Mon, 12 May 2014 | By bornfree | Photo Gallery

Life in the Wild
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Home.

Mon, 12 May 2014 | By bornfree | Views [30] | Scholarship Entry

It started at 6am, blazing through the South African bush on the back of a growling quad bike. The sun, so famous for that golden, caressing warmth, began to flood the land that lay before me. The faint call of a Fish Eagle and the coo of the Cape Turtle ... Read more >

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Photos: DPW

Mon, 12 May 2014 | By quietriotgirl | Photo Gallery

AfrikaBurn's Department of Public Works lives in the remote karoo desert for almost 2 months setting up, servicing and breaking down the event for 9000 participants.
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living in a desert building a temporary town

Mon, 12 May 2014 | By quietriotgirl | Views [153] | Scholarship Entry

Tankwa (town) day 37: lines of crew crisscross the desert picking up matter out of place. Cigarette buds and sequence, feathers and fags... truck loads of micro moop. Crews ride on trailers breaking down what they put up and packing it all away. The nights ... Read more >

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Eyes Wide Open

Sun, 11 May 2014 | By chasitymay | Views [23] | Scholarship Entry

I arrived in Arusha late in the night, it was very humid and the air thick. I could not see much while my guide drove me to my hotel as there were no street lights along the roadside. It wasn't until I ventured out the next day that my eyes were truly ... Read more >

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South Africa hosted 2010 world cup for first time

Sun, 11 May 2014 | By mwaiagatha | Views [24] | Scholarship Entry

I,ll never forget the day that Africa hosted 2010 world cup for the first time.This was Africa's first FIFA world cup and it will live in the memory as much for the spirit and smiles of the nation as for the success of spain team who achieved their own ... Read more >

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Ultimate bravery

Sat, 10 May 2014 | By phiwemncwabe | Views [45] | Scholarship Entry

My travel story is about different exposures in life giving me different experiences.

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Finding the Misty Mountain

Sat, 10 May 2014 | By baggageclaim | Views [28] | Scholarship Entry

The first time I went to Hogsback, it was overcast and rainy. The mood in the car was excited and apprehensive. My sister and her fiancé were in the back seat, full of optimism that this was going to be their wedding destination. My boyfriend and I were ... Read more >

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