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South Africa: The Last Train to Cape Town?

A train trip to Cape Town that takes nearly two days, and the unexpected cancellation of a return leg to Johannesburg, forces a broader contemplation of the continuing decline of public services in South Africa. About a year-and-a-half ago, I wrote enthusias…
bubmag
January 20, 2020
Super Komachi

Looking for David Bowie in Kyoto

By the time Ive made my third pass through Furukawa shotengai, even the local shop owners are confused. The shopping arcade, built in 1963 but boasting a tradition that dates back to the Edo period (16031868), is full of food vendors and restaurants much like…
bubmag
January 10, 2020