As promised in my last post, Heritage Day, here’s a little rundown of what you can expect on a visit to Lesedi Cultural Village. If you are visiting or living in Johannesburg or Pretoria, it’s certainly a great place to spend half a day and learn about some of South Africa’s peoples. It’s located in the Cradle of Humankind, to the North of Johannesburg and West of Pretoria. You will need your camera handy because there will be lots of great photo opportunities.
As an expat it’s always a challenge to dig beneath the surface and figure out what makes your new country tick, to comprehend the national psyche. In South Africa, the wound left by the Apartheid years is still raw. Continue reading