The question that people ask me the most

Today I had a conversation that I had hundreds of times and to a certain degree i still be a kick out of it And 90% of the time it is the same conversation over and over again. I had this conversation in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Sudan, South Sudan, Colombia, Mexico and the United States. I would have thought with the history of South Africa and Mr. Mandela’s legacy people will know more about South Africa and that South Africa have more the 5 000 000 white South Africans.

The conversation usually goes like this:

Them: Where are you from?

Me: South Africa

Them: But where are you really from? In Which country were you born in?

Me: South Africa and my parents also and their parents also, in fact my family arrived at the cape in 1658 from the Netherlands.

Mosquito Nets For Pregnant Woman and Young Children
We are raising funds to help fight malaria by giving mosquito Nets the Pregnant ladies and Young Children. You can help by donating buying this shirt

Them: Really are you sure? (As if I am not sure where I was born or my parents) but you are white?

Me: Yes I am sure, I speak a African language as a first language. And we consider many African traditional food as our traditional food.

Then stills in disbelief and a bit of surprise so you are really an African…

Leave a Reply