Your own song... There is a tribe in Africa where the birth date of a child is counted not from when they were born, nor from when they are conceived but from the day that the child was a thought in its mother’s mind. And when a woman decides that she will have a child, she goes off and sits under a tree, by herself, and she listens until she can hear the... more:

A Bodi woman - Salamago District, Omo Valley. Ethiopia. By Ingetie Tadros

Dinka woman wearing a beaded corset. These corsets, supported by two ridged wires at the spine, are sewn tightly in place at the front and there they will remain until they are cut open - which, for a woman, is on the occasion of her marriage. Photo by Angela Fisher and Carol Beckwith. Text from Angela Fishers, Africa Adorned book.Beautiful!!

somewhere in Africa . . .

Muktinath, Nepal - Along the Annapurna circuit, Nepal. 1991. Update: I won first place with this photo in a National Geographic Traveller Photo Contest: "The World in Focus" ... {Devon Cummings}

Tibet, This picture is so poignant. The mother's love for her beautiful child stills my heart.

Africa | A Himba child.

Amazonas woman

Africa: Albino dancer, South Africa

'Maternal Instinct' by Frans Lemmens, Namibia True love


Motherly Love.

Mother and child.

Mursi tribes of East Africa's Omo Valley

Humanity's beauty #people #oneness #heart #humanity

Africa | Masai woman. Mara, Kenya | ©Erich Rohrauer



Three year old Zulu,South Africa

'The eyes of Africa' | photo © Shevaun Williams. Incredibly beautiful.