Thursday, April 2, 2015

Going back to Africa

Today we took a guide to drive us through Alexandra, 
the famous township in Jo'burg. We tried to book 
this tour in 2004, but nobody wanted to drive us
then for safety reasons.

This time nobody could stop us!
It was a very emotional trip.
We found an address in the adoption papers 
and we drove by the house where one of
the kids' birthmothers lived. We were 
relieved to see that she lived in a brick house
with a roof over her head,
and not in the shacks.


"Alexandra occupies a special treasured place
 in my heart. It was the first place I ever
 lived away from home".
Nelson Mandela

This was the small room where he used to live ^.
We will never ever forget this day.