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I like that this beautiful woman is so confident with her head carrying ability (and many people are solid when it comes to hands-free carrying) that she’s left her scissors in the tray up top. Also, hand cranked sewing machine — wow!

I must have much in common with this woman! So many captions come to mind! "Mahafaly woman carrying sewing machine, Southern Madagascar"

COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS. Mahafaly woman carrying sewing machine, Southern Madagascar - I will (try to ) never complain about not having a proper sewing room.and count my blessings.


Holy Moments from an Unholy Disaster

Africa | A girl in Malawi heading down to the lake to do the washing |

How woman live their daily lives in Haiti. This woman is carrying what it looks like to be her laundry, to do her chores of her household.

A young mother from the ethnic Flower Hmong tribe and her baby make their way to the weekly Cao Son market. In the mountains of northeastern Vietnam it is a weekly pilgrimage for many of these people

Flower Hmong mother and child on market day, by Doug Jones

Eskimales (Canada)

Eskimales (Canada)

The Mursi tribe are an African tribe from the isolated Omo valley in Southern Ethiopia near the border with Sudan. There are an estimated 10,000 people in the Mursi tribe. The Mursi are sedentary rather than nomadic. The Mursi have their own language called Mursi, which is classified as one of the Surmic languages. The Mursi have a reputation for being one of the more aggressive African tribes and are famous for their stick fighting ceremony donga.

LIP PLATE - body modification extraordinnaire Although there are many independent cultures who have at some point donned lip plates, there is only one remaining tribe that still actively practices lip stretching: the Mursi tribe in Ethiopia.

August 2012 can't come soon enough. Gabon, Africa :)

Gabon women have traditionally assumed a house-bound role.