The Lost People

If people (especially the ones from outside the African Continent) are talking about South Africa the conversation is ‘Black’ and ‘White’. But what about the in-between South Africans? These are, with one foot in ancient tradition and the other in contemporary (white) society; the ‘Lost People’.

The ‘Coloreds’ have their own world embedded between vague tradition and misty modern world. Distrusted by both ‘Black’ and ‘White’ they have to find their own way in a ‘dark forest’.

It’s a dangerous world out there or is it here?

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Thanks to all …

… as this blog just passed the 20000 visits mark. That is excluding the bloggers who read my submissions via the WordPress Reader.

Most of the visits are traced back to the Americas (>50%), South Africa and neighboring countries account for approx. 20 percent as does Europe. The rest is from where-ever!

Thank you all!

As Dutch (especially in South Africa) always say it with flowers here is a symbolic one for you all and it originates from the area I live in (Overberg region, Western Cape, South Africa):

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The Osprey

The Osprey (Pandion haiaรซtus. Fam.Aquilidae) has his habitat along lakes, sea shores and rivers throughout Southern Africa except in the dry areas. I survives purely on fish. But when I was picturing this one he could not find any prey; the fishermen on the beach were also complaining…

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