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A Q&A with Expert David Welsh

By , | April 5, 2014

A: Come with an open mind, read what you can beforehand, and take in the interesting societies you will travel through. Southern Africans are friendly, warm people, and many will chat happily to visitors. We will do our best to ensure that your Southern African experience is memorable.


David Welsh

David Welsh is a Capetonian by birth and has lived all his life in South Africa. He studied at the Universities of Cape Town and Oxford, and was a professor of Southern African Studies at the University of Cape Town from 1963 until 1997, at which time he became a full-time writer. His major interest, both as a scholar and human rights activist, is the system of apartheid and how it ended. His hobbies include hiking, white-water rafting, and bird-watching. He is also keenly interested in conservation.

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