Posted on October 21, 2014 / 1 Comment
When I got off the plane at Cape Town International Airport, it was colder than I expected.
Americans have a tendency to generalise. When thinking about a place so big and far away it’s easier in our minds to just say “Africa” and call it a day. (South America and Asia get similar treatments.) While most Americans could name at least a few African countries, there is a reason being bad at geography is an American stereotype. Memorising fifty states and all their capitals is hard enough, okay? (read more…)