The Boranas live in south Ethiopia.  Diqoo, on the picture refused to be photographied, as soon as she saw the camera, she went into her woden house..but in fact she re-apprears few minuts later with this beautiful yellow-orange dress! She just wanted to be perfectly dressed for the picture. In many places of the world, i had this nice reaction from girls and women!  © Eric Lafforgue  www.ericlafforgue.com

The Boranas live in south Ethiopia. Diqoo, on the picture refused to be photographied, as soon as she saw the camera, she went into her woden house..but in fact she re-apprears few minuts later with this beautiful yellow-orange dress! She just wanted to be perfectly dressed for the picture. In many places of the world, i had this nice reaction from girls and women! © Eric Lafforgue www.ericlafforgue.com


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Africa | Portrait of an Afar woman | © Silvain Savolainen

Africa | Portrait of an Afar woman | © Silvain Savolainen

Janbiya, also spelled janbia, jambiya, and jambia (Arabic: جنبية‎ janbīyah), is the Arabic term for dagger, but it is generally used to describe a specific type of dagger with a short curved blade that is worn on a belt. Although the term jambiya is also used in other Arab countries, it is mostly associated with people of Yemen. and is prevalent among Muslim men in the Horn of Africa (primarily the Afars of Djibouti). Men typically above the age of 14 wear it as an accessory to their…

Janbiya, also spelled janbia, jambiya, and jambia (Arabic: جنبية‎ janbīyah), is the Arabic term for dagger, but it is generally used to describe a specific type of dagger with a short curved blade that is worn on a belt. Although the term jambiya is also used in other Arab countries, it is mostly associated with people of Yemen. and is prevalent among Muslim men in the Horn of Africa (primarily the Afars of Djibouti). Men typically above the age of 14 wear it as an accessory to their…

Africa |  Djibouti, Tadjoura. An Afar girl from the Sultanate of Tadjoura wears exotic gold jewellery for marriage and other important celebrations. Although some of this jewellery will be made locally, other pieces will have been bought in Arabia, Ethiopia and the Indian sub-continent. | Photographer Nigel Pavitt, © John Warburton-Lee

Africa | Djibouti, Tadjoura. An Afar girl from the Sultanate of Tadjoura wears exotic gold jewellery for marriage and other important celebrations. Although some of this jewellery will be made locally, other pieces will have been bought in Arabia, Ethiopia and the Indian sub-continent. | Photographer Nigel Pavitt, © John Warburton-Lee

I don't know where to pin this! Such a beautiful photo. I could stare at it forever.

I don't know where to pin this! Such a beautiful photo. I could stare at it forever.

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