Hello Johannesburg

There’s a sign on the wall of the Sophiatown Bar which tells you a little about the history of the area of Johannesburg where I’m staying. The sign tells you Sophiatown was one of the few places in South Africa where blacks were allowed to own land. Unlike other areas, where the housing was very uniform in style and construction, the ability to own land meant people built the kind of houses they could afford, which resulted in greater architectural diversity.… Read the rest “Hello Johannesburg”