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Himba

Beautiful Himba woman from Angola. These women are so beautiful ,I was with them in Namibia , they cover their bodies in red clay as well as their hair .

BLY  KALM ONS GAAN  NOU BRAAI

A truly South African sentiment - for those who can't read Afrikaans, it says "Stay calm, we're going to braai now".

Reason: The world’s best land-based whale-watching spot is located in Hermanus in the Western Cape, South Africa.

Whale Watching in Hermanus, Western Cape, South Africa. Hermanus is known as the land based whale capital of the world! Southern Right Whales can be watched from the beach or the cliff pathways between June and November. via Green Renaissance FB

Scarification is widely performed across Africa. The practice of incising the skin with a sharp instrument. Cicatrisation is a special form of scarification, whereby a gash is made in the skin with a sharp instrument & irritation of the skin. Dark pigments such as ground charcoal or gunpowder are rubbed in to provide emphasis. These cuts, when healed form keloids. The most complicated cicatrisation was found in the Congo Basin and neighbouring regions, and among the Akan speakers of West…

Love this it's beautiful "Proud Primitives, the Nuba People" by Oskar and Horst Luz @ National Geographic November 1966 // "In the mountains of southern Sudan some 50 groups perpetuate distinctive dialects and customs, including whole- body scarification"

Afrikaans, Costs, Fathers, South Africa, African Cuisine


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