Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Turkana Nomads of Kenya Watering Goats



Kenya. Near Lake Turkana. Turkana nomad woman lifts water out of a hole in a dry river bed to water sheep. The Turkana drink the same water.
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Kénya. Près du lac Turkana. Nomades turkanas abreuvant leurs chèvres. La femme tend à son mari un récipient d’eau du trou qu’elle a creusé dans le lit sec d’une rivière à l’aide de ce même récipient, qu’elle a taillé dans une bûche.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Colombia Has Some of the World's most Picturesque Villages



Colombia. Villa de Leyva (Boyaca State), a small Spanish colonial town. Central square.
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Colombie. Villa de Leyva (Boyacá), un gros village qui a conservé son héritage colonial espagnol. Place centrale. 

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Barley-Threshing Horses in Peru



Peru. Pampa de Cangallo near Ayacucho. Morochuco mestizo prods his horses into threshing his barley harvest.
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Pérou. Pampa de Cangallo. Prés d’Ayacucho. Homme morochuco faisant piétiner son orge par ses chevaux pour en séparer le grain.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Amazon: Passionate Yanomami Embrace Of A Baby



Brazil. Amazon rain forest. Yanomami man embracing a grandson. The strips of bark of his hammock, knotted together at both ends, are otherwise dangling freely from each other. A child's bow lies under the hammock.
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Brézil. Forêt amazonienne. Indien yanomami embrassant un de ses petits-enfants. Son hamac est fait de bandes d’écorce nouées á chaque bout. Seul un Yanomami peut y dormir sans tomber á terre entre elles. Un arc d’enfant traine sous le hamac.

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Paddling Canoe Across the Niger River at Sunset




Niger. Ferrying men across the Niger River at sunset.
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République du Niger. Transport de passagers d’une rive á l’autre du fleuve Niger au soleil couchant.


Saturday, July 21, 2012

Friday, July 20, 2012

Afghan Pashtun Nomad and Camels



Afghanistan. Ghazni. Kuchi (Pashtun) nomad watering camels. They all lifted heads to scrutinize the intruder aiming a camera at them.
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Afghanistan. Ghazni. Nomade Kuchi (Pashtun) abreuvant ses chameaux. Ils levérent tous la tête pour examiner l’intrus qui se cachait derriére une caméra.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Tuareg Boy Walking through Sahara’s Sands



Niger. Sahara Desert. Tuareg boy walking through sand dune to get some water from a water hole.
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Niger. Sahara. Jeune Tuareg traversant une dune pour remplir son bol avec l’eau d’un puits.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Monday, July 16, 2012

Spirited Old Bicyclist



Bolivia. Andes Mountains. Southern Altiplano. Quechua Indian pushing loaded bicycle hours away from nearest village
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Bolivie. Andes. Altiplano. Indien Quechua poussant sa bicyclette á plusieurs heures de marche du village le plus proche.


Sunday, July 15, 2012

Darkly Handsome and Typical Colombian Sugarcane Cutter



Colombia. Near Palmira (Cauca Valley). Sugarcane cutter protects head and neck from hard-pounding sun.
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Colombie. Vallée du Cauca près de Palmira. Ce coupeur de canne á sucre protège tête et cou contre un soleil féroce.

Saturday, July 14, 2012

How Dyak Women Rock their Babies to Sleep



Indonesia. Borneo. Dyak woman rocking baby to sleep in a sarong hanging from the ceiling of her longhouse. Once he sleeps, she will untie his neck and softly bring him down to a horizontal position.
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Indonésie. Bornéo. Femme Dayak berçant bébé dans un sarong accroché au plafond. Dès qu’il dormira elle libèrera son cou et l’allongera doucement dans le sarong.

Friday, July 13, 2012

What a Great Prop a Loving Father's Head Makes



Indonesia. Central Borneo rain forest. Dyak father and son at a social gathering .
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Indonésie. Bornéo. Pére et fils Dayak á une réunion sociale.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Bareback-Riding Women



Peru. Pampa de Cangallo (near Ayacucho). Morochuco mestizas race horses bareback. 
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Pérou. Prés d’Ayacucho. Pampa de Cangallo. Métisses de la tribu Morochuco en une course sans selles. 

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Life on a Floating Island



Peru. Lake Titicaca. Floating reed island. An Uro-Aymara indian grinds barley between two stones. Reeds are the stuff of her life. She sleeps on a reed mat, in a reed hut, and on a reed floating island. She moves to other floating islands or to land by reed boat, fuels her fire with reeds, and occasionally even eats reeds.
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Pérou. Lac Titicaca. Ile de joncs flottante. Indienne Uro-Aymara broyant de l’orge entre deux pierres. Son monde repose sur le jonc. Elle dort sur une natte de joncs, sous une hutte de joncs, sur une ile de joncs flottante. Elle se transporte á terre ou d’une ile de joncs flottante a l’autre avec un canot de joncs, cuisine sur un feu de joncs, et parfois mange des joncs.



Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Danakil Warrior with Buttered Ringlets


Ethiopia. Great Rift Valley. Danakil Depression. Danakil warrior. Butter drips from his ringlets onto his face and toga. 
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Ethiopia. Grande faille d’Afrique. Dépression dankalie. Le beurre qui graisse les boucles de ce guerrier Danakil coule sur son visage et sa toge.

Monday, July 9, 2012

A Quiet Moment with an Agouti Paca Friend



Colombia. Choco rain forest. Docordo River. Noanama Indian playing the flute. An agouti paca pet squeezes against him.
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Colombie. Forêt du Chocó. Indien Noanama et agouti, une mascotte. 

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Riding to the Rodeo, Montubio Style



Ecuador. Salitre (Guayas). Day of the Montubios, as local people call Columbus Day and the rest of Latin America calls Dia de la Raza. Montubio is how the mestizo people of Ecuador's lowlands call themselves. Before the rodeo, the participating teams ride through town, their high-spirited female leaders first.
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Ecuador. Salitre (Guayas). Pour célébrer le 12 octobre, anniversiare de l’arrivée de Christophe Colomb en Amérique, les Montubios, métis des terres côtieres, organisent un grand rodéo. Les équipes participantes arrivent précédées par leurs ardentes madrinas (marraines).

Friday, July 6, 2012

Fiercely Possessive Motherhood



Ethiopia. Danakil Depression (Great Rift Valley). Danakil nomad mother and  baby sitting on dry grass.
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Ethiopie.  Depression dankalie (Grande faille d’Afrique). Femme et bebe de la tribu nomade Danakil.

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Friendly Saber Rattling



Niger. Sahel. Noble Iullimiden Tuareg nomads in a friendly duel. Among the spectators are some equally light-skinned relatives, as well as some of their imrad, enaden, and iklan (vassals, artisans, and servants).
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Niger. Sahel. Nobles Touaregs de la tribu Iullimiden en un duel amical. Entre les spectateurs se reconnaissent d’autres nobles á la peau claire, ainsi que des imrad. enaden et iklan--de castes vassale, artisanale et esclave

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Tenderness and Longing in the Rain Forest


Colombia. Choco rain forest. Noanama Indian couple watching the river below from their wall-less tambo, a large hut on stilts. 
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Colombie. Choco. Couple de Noanamas observant leur riviére couler sous leur tambo, une grande hutte libre de murs perchée sur pilotis.

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Monday, July 2, 2012

Herding Bali Ducks in Military Order



Indonesia. Bali. In late afternoon, under pouring rain, a man is herding his ducks home from a pond. 
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Indonésie. Bali. En fin d’après-midi, sous une pluie battante, un homme conduit ses canards chez lui de l’étang oú ils viennent de passer quelques heures.  

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Young Wine Grape Harvester




Chile. Nea Santiago. Concha y Toro Winery. Young grape harvester.
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Chili. Prés de Santiago. Viticulteurs Concha y Toro. Transportant des raisins des vignes á un camion