South Africa

Photography by William Godwin

April 27 2015

Kwaito, South Africa’s most popular form of music, combines elements of modern house, UK garage, and traditional African sounds and samples and is an integral part of South Africa’s urban culture.

South Africa is home to the largest optical telescope in the Southern Hemisphere and boasts an impressively burgeoning astronomic community.

Dubbed “rainbow cuisine”, South African food reflects the broad cultural backgrounds of the country’s people, combining indigenous African cookery with colonial Dutch and Indian tastes.

The Karoo Desert in Cape Town Province is home to the critically endangered riverine rabbit, whose individual numbers are dwindling to 200.

“Ayoba!” is an expression of excitement and delight born from Johannesburg’s township culture.