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NO AFRICANS ALLOWED: Casual Racism at a Hindu Temple and the Complacency of Africans on Our Own Lands

I went to a Hindu Temple I had been meaning to visit for a while to see their permanent cultural exhibit and bookstore (and see the fantastic architecture up close) and was swiftly informed by the guard at the gate that "they don't allow Africans inside". My favorite part of that exchange was when he added "unless perhaps you were accompanied by an Indian or a white person".

My second favorite part of this while story is that it happened in Nairobi, Kenya (aka my home town and country) in this year of our lord 2018. 

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Hostels: The Non-Believer’s Guide with Photos + Hacks (plus a Giveaway!)

Welcome my guide to one of the best travel experiences in existence – hostels. AKA backpackers’. What’s a hostel? Are hostels clean? Do I have to share a room in a hostel? PLUS Hostelworld’s amazing GIVEAWAY for a week at one of the world’s top hostels + airfare up to €2000. Read on and get your #hostellife!

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Chasing Ghosts in Rural South Africa – The Forgotten Route with Wine Flies // FrameAmbition

I was fortunate enough to hop on a trip into the past in search of The Forgotten Route – tracing the footsteps of early Dutch settlers moving inland from Cape Town. Cool, I love history and I love trains. I even like the Karoo.

But would I end up feeling more than a little irritated by this celebration of the arrival of Europeans in Africa knowing what it turned into, especially down south? Possibly. Read on for my experience on The Forgotten Route tour to Matjiesfontein!

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Doors of Zanzibar: An Appreciation Post // FrameAmbition

One morning I roamed around Stone Town, Zanzibar and photographed some of my favourite beautiful traditional wooden doors. With Arab and Indian influences dating back to the 18th and 19th Century, every door has a story to tell about its occupants from then to now.

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