Graffiti and Barbed Wire in Soweto

Soweto Tour: Not Your Typical City Sightseeing Adventure

Soweto is a very thought provoking and meaningful tour, which gives you a true insight into the former apartheid regime. Despite the poverty and tragic history within Soweto, the locals were some of the most welcoming and caring people I had encountered in South Africa during my...
Hector Pieterson's Grave in Soweto

Soweto Tour | Hector Pieterson Memorial Site

The visit to the Hector Pieterson Memorial concludes our Soweto Day Tour. The story of Hector Pieterson is a tragic and moving one. Hector  Pieterson was only 12 years old when he was shot by police on a cold winter’s day, the 16th day of June 1976 during the Soweto...
{People in Vilakazi street

Soweto tour | Vilakazi Street

Vilakazi street is a hub of activity mainly because 2 Nobel prize winners have houses here. These famous homes are Mandela house and the home of Archbishop Desmond Tutu. None of them live here anymore but the properties still attract thousand of tourists and other groups on a...
Shack in Shanty town

Soweto shanty town tour

Shanty town in Soweto | Kliptown Walter, our guide for the shanty town tour actually lives in a shack in the shanty town. We were surprised by his excellent English, local and general knowledge and high level of education. He is a young man and active in local community service...
Freedom Charter Flame inside monument

Soweto day tour | Freedom Square Kliptown

Soweto Freedom Square | Kliptown We drive to our next stop which is Freedom Square, aka Walter Sisulu Square, located in Kliptown, Soweto. Walter Sisulu Square is the first township entertainment center in South Africa’s and is popular with local, national and international...
Big House in Diepkloof Soweto

Soweto day tour experience | Diepkloof

|Comments are Off
30 minute drive from Kempton to Soweto (South Western Townships) I invited 2 guests from the USA for a Soweto day trip. They were excited about this as they had never been to a township such as Soweto. My guests were Linda Bates from New Jersey and Jenny Ashton from Florida. The...