South Africa was great. But it wasn’t the Africa I had imagined. It felt westernized in a lot of ways (strip malls, fast food, etc.). When I heard it described as ”Africa Light” this rung true with me. I was ready for the ”Real Africa”



Southern Zimbabwe indeed seemed to be part of the ”Real Africa”. No internet and occasional electricity and water availability. So I was looking forward to my first Zimbabwean big town/small city to get some work done. Turns out Masvingo was also firmly in the ”Real Africa”. But I didn’t mind spending some extra time in this friendly and interesting town