- A social media user posted snaps online showing a hotel made up of shacks
- According to reports, the hotel gives rich people a taste of poverty
- The post sparked quite the reaction online and tweeps were not impressed
A woman, Carolyne Mbithe, took to Twitter to share photos of a "fake slum themed resort". According to Mbithe's post, the hotel gives rich people the opportunity to pay top dollar to experience poverty.
CGTN Africa reported that in 2014, tourists paid R1 400 a night to sleep in shacks.
Mbithe's post was captioned:
"Shanty Town its a fake slum themed resort in #SouthAfrica designed for wealthy tourists to experience hard slum life. #Africa"
The post sparked quite the reaction and South Africans were not impressed.
Mmakobo Thage, who goes by the Twitter handle @Reginah_Thage, commented:
"Tell them to remove the ceiling. Then they will experience it best."
Another tweep, @ramalokot, said:
"This isn't right at all."
CGTN Africa posted a video about the hotel in 2014:
Briefly.co.za previously reported on a shack that won over South Africans. A young man stunned social media users when he unveiled photos of a shack that has been beautifully renovated.
Twitter user K U L A N I (@kulanicool) shared the images and tweeps were left speechless as it caught many by surprise.
It was clear to see the home owner took immense pride in the abode, as it featured incredible curb appeal - a splendid front garden with a covered patio.
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