“It’s just that, you look so ethnic.”

-Someone in Cali, May 2017


“Careful down around that area. These guys – pickpockets. And they’re not even South African, eh? They’re from other parts of Africa, but they come here . . . to con people.”

-Someone in Cape Town, January 2017

“This was something that always confused me about Joburg: The fact that you could be in an affluent area one minute, and simply stumble upon a destitute one the next. In Cape Town, they were much more intentional about keeping people out.”

-Someone in Johannesburg, January 2017