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;
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
A visit to a 90 year-old Matriarch of a family, and tents numbering sixteen accommodation units;
The Junk Shop, or the more polite, Hardware Store?
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.
4: We swing past the Oppenheimer Tour, and Credo Mutwa Village, depending on time available, ;
5: A brief look at the tourist route, the 95% experience groups;
And then lunch and an early sundowner at the Nancefield Hostel, the closestthat you would get to Africa, while in South Africa;
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