Visit Soweto with Cedric de la Harpe

Visit Soweto with Cedric de la Harpe and experience South Africa, our journey through Colonisation and Apartheid, you are guaranteed an opportunity to have a look at the world around us, the   similarities that exist in our countries, the black and white issues, the class issues, the caste issues, join him on the Colonisers trail.

The similarities are frightening, the solutions are more frightening, in Cedric’s company, mental stimulation is a given, as he looks at his vision for South Africa, that requires the world to change.

Please visit our standard Soweto Visit page, as Cedric will not always be available:

The cost of the Standard Visit is R 450 per person sharing, excluding the local meals, museums, and shared taxi; approx R 150 per person.

Visit Soweto with Cedric de la Harpe

In the company of Cedric, using his vehicle in lieu of local taxi fee, the cost (departing Melville)  per person sharing is R 750, this includes lunch at the Nancefield Hostel, but excludes any Museum Fee;

Nancefield Hostel Cedric's preferred lunch venue
Nancefield Hostel Cedric’s preferred lunch venue

Cedric will cover the following visit structure;

1:     Orlando East; the oldest official Township in Soweto; 1932 to 1935;

James Mpanza, the Father of Soweto

James Mpanza's History
James Mpanza’s History

A visit to a 90 year-old Matriarch of a family, and tents numbering sixteen accommodation units;

Orlando East 94 year-old Gogo, Matriarch to large group.
Orlando East 94 year-old Gogo, Matriarch to large group.

The Junk Shop, or the more polite, Hardware Store?

Soweto Tour, our favourite hardware store

2:    Sunvalley,

Bra Peter of SunValley
Bra Peter of SunValley our hidden history

3:    Kliptown, we will briefly look at the Freedom Charter Memorial, and Museum, our focus however is the Mandela Square informal sector, the Mandela Hideout in the Lollan Home, and TamatieVlei, a community on the river.

Mandela thanking Mrs Lollan for what she did for the struggle.
Mandela thanking Mrs Lollan for what she did for the struggle.
Soweto Tour the people
Soweto Tour

4:   We swing past the Oppenheimer Tour, and Credo Mutwa Village, depending on time available, ;

Credo Mutwa
Credo Mutwa

5: A brief look at the tourist route, the 95% experience groups;

Soweto tour, Hector Pieterson museum
Soweto tour, Hector Pieterson museum

And then lunch and an early sundowner at the Nancefield Hostel, the closestthat you would get to Africa, while in South Africa;

Nancefield Hostel, magic lunch venue
Nancefield Hostel, magic lunch venue

NOTE:

The Apartheid Museum is not provided for in this visit to Soweto with Cedric, who does not support the concept that the Apartheid Museum symbolises the death of Apartheid, as Apartheid is still live and well.

 

Cedric and Nettie de la Harpe