Bo-Kaap’s true colours
Africa / Community Tourism

Bo-Kaap’s true colours

Bo-Kaap provides a colourful contrast to Cape Town’s black and white nature – in more ways than one. Its buildings are painted every colour under the bright African sun, seducing photographers with its rainbow palette. And its Cape Malay residents are a blend of yet more ethnicities, a culture as colourful as its streets. Continue reading

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Friday Photo: Windows on the Malecón, Havana
Cuba / Photo Gallery

Friday Photo: Windows on the Malecón, Havana

I bet that many stories have unravelled behind these battered windows. The light and heat and flies are banished by flimsy shutters with proud layers of new paint, by mesh screens, by pieces of wood sliced up to fit the frames. But people remain within, kept here by half-century-old laws. Continue reading