An African Neighbourhood in South China

 

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There are thought to be 20,000 Africans in Guangzhou, a South China city with a population of approximately 14 million.

After many months of being ‘the only one of my kind,’ (wasn’t there a film with this line in it?), I was delighted to hop on and off a train and walk straight into a world (well, neighbourhood, forgive the artistic license) full of people who looked just like me.

It was refreshing, bewildering and exciting all at the same time.

Welcome to Africa Town in the heart of Guangzhou, South China’s largest city.

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photo credit: Li Dong/africansinchina.net

Click on this link for the full article

http://hubpages.com/travel/Africans-In-China-My-Surprise-and-Delight-at-Finding-an-African-Town-in-Chinas-Tropics

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