A few months ago, architect Fanuel Motsepe, who lives in Bramley, a suburb on the Alexandra side of the M1 motorway, was invited by a Belgian friend to take an early morning walk. The pair set off at 4.30am. Their route traced the so-called “Great Walk” out of Alexandra. Every day about 10 000 people walk and cycle roughly 5km from Alex to Sandton, their route threading through Wynberg before cautiously crossing over the M1 at Grayston interchange into Sandton. Similar acts are performed in countless towns and cities across the country, across velds, through parks and around palisade fences….more