Africa | Be it a bottle, a basket or a barrel, Xhosa women carry most goods on their heads. Eastern Cape - Transkei. South Africa. | Lister Haig Hunter.

Be it a bottle, a basket or a barrel, women of the Xhosa tribe carry most goods on their heads.

The Xhosa people of South Africa are probably best know for their most famous son, Nelson Mandela, but many Xhosa live far from the modern world, deep in the Transkei region in the country's Eastern Cape. This picture captures the most important adventure in these boys' lives - their initiation into manhood, which involves five weeks of isolation. ph. Brent Stirton

Portraits of adventure

Credit: Brent Stirton The Xhosa people of South Africa are probably best known for their most famous son, Nelson Mandela, but many Xhosa li.

Transkei, South Africa by Christopher Rimmer

Cows hit the beach for sun, fun and surf in award winning photographer Christopher Rimmer’s latest exhibition, named Amapondo.

Transkei, South Africa by Christopher Rimmer

Cows hit the beach for sun, fun and surf in award winning photographer Christopher Rimmer’s latest exhibition, named Amapondo.

Jacaranda shipwreck and beach cows Flickr - Photo Sharing! Only in the Transkei - have to do the Wild coast Meander!

Jacaranda shipwreck and beach cows Flickr - Photo Sharing! Only in the Transkei - have to do the Wild coast Meander!

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