Saturday, January 28, 2012

African-American in South Africa- CAPE TOWN CHRONICLED

My first trip outside of the United States happened many years ago at the tender age of 10 years ago, destination Bad Aibling, Germany; I was scared to death! My father working for the NSA had orders to serve in bavaria, and his family was to join him. For a child the only images that I could muster up were people walking around with things balanced on their heads, woman carrying babies on their backs, and all the other images that the media had saturated my young inexperienced mind. This all leads to 2012 some 37 years later, and how my love for travel and experiencing cultures first hand, and in person, have changed my views of how the media, politics, pop culture and ones peers have distorted what and how we see the world. My latest journey takes me to Cape Town South Africa, and all started like this...

Friday, January 27, 2012