Township etiquette – Do’s and don’ts:

Do treat all residents with respect and dignity;

Don’t ask too many probing questions which might offend people;

Do ask for permission before taking photographs;

Don’t go into the townships without an accredited tour guide;

Don’t leave the tour group and wander around on your own;

Don’t wear too many jewellery items and carry your camera in a shoulder bag;

Don’t carry large sums of money with you;

Do ask your tour guide to clarify any questions you might have; and

Don’t hand out money – rather make a donation to a charity where your money will be put to good use.

Otherwise, do enjoy yourself and have fun with the locals.

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