When I Tell People I’m Going to Swaziland

  1. What?
  2. Where is that?
  3. Is it in Africa?
  4. Why?
  5. Why didn’t you go somewhere with beaches?
  6. Could you get Ebola?
  7. Zika virus?
  8. Why?
  9. You need to be careful of all of the diseases, Stefanie.
  10. Can your body handle all of the vaccinations?
  11. Is it worth this much trouble?
  12. Are you living in a hut?

I have used the term colonial racist too many times defending my trip and my work.


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