Want To Travel In The Spirit Of Ubuntu? Try Local Beer And Wine

By Staff Published: February 16, 2017, 8:01 am
The bar at Fumba Beach Lodge, Tanzania. Photo: barefootbreaks.co.za

Travel in the spirit of ubuntu

Travel in the spirit of ubuntu means trying the local wines, beers, and spirits instead of drinking international brands, says scientist and travel expert Louise de Waal. By drinking local, you support the local economy and reduce the carbon footprint of your favorite tipple, she says in a 4-part AFKTravel series. Most African countries have their own brands of beer — Tusker in Kenya, Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Windhoek & Tafel in Namibia, and Kuche Kuche in Malawi. Try the unusual South African amarula liqueur, Malawi gin or Tanzanian Konyagi. South Africa is blessed with some of the finest wines and craft breweries are on the rise, producing some great beers like Jack Black, Darling Brew, Porcupine Quill, and Smack Republic.

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