A refreshing sight in
Africa comprises 54 nations.
don't claim to have visited them all, or even half of them, but I have travelled through
West Africa, and the Southern part of the continent.
you go into Africa, you have to decide what it is you want.... A two week holiday in
Kenya, blends beautiful beaches with loaded game parks, as the tourist brochures
would have it.
There is snow on the peak of Kilimanjaro, and minerals in the ground,
bulging rivers and enormous deserts, wealth and poverty....
Some of the tribes are picturesque and famous, while others survive in the bush
and would rather be left alone with their spirits, than be clothed by commercialism. This
is the First, not the Third World. Mystic
writers cover them well enough for the reader to fantasize about their lives.
are the countries ruled by the largest tribe, and rife with corruption; providing
ridiculous wealth to a few close relatives, and poverty for the masses.
the real Africa, and to come away from here leaves one asking questions about
change. The soul searching is hard, the questions complex, and helpful solutions harder
Africa is on the streets, everything is bought and sold in the markets. The clothes on the
women are light and colourful, and music from the heart of Africa beats deep in all souls.
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