Apartness and forgiveness in a Namibian township: Mondesa
Africa / Being the Change / Community Tourism / Namibia

Apartness and forgiveness in a Namibian township: Mondesa

A tour of a Nambian township is a start reminder of what Nelson Mandela – who is 95 today – has achieved. Apartheid literally means ‘apartness,’ ‘the state of being apart,’ and to be confronted by the physical reality of this was incredibly shocking. Continue reading

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Friday Photo – Hagia Sophia, Istanbul
Europe / Photo Gallery

Friday Photo – Hagia Sophia, Istanbul

The history of Hagia Sophia seems significant right now, as it is a symbol of the different cultures, religions and governments that have ruled this country. Even its names tell stories of its multicultural past – Hagia Sophia is Greek, while Aya Sofya is Turkish – and the city where it stands straddles two continents. Continue reading