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Karo tribe, Omo Valley, Ethiopia Photo Steve McCurry.

Young woman from Kara tribe in the Omo Valley, Ethiopia. Steve McCurry Exhibition at Kunsthalle Erfurt, Germany, Opens February

Himba women rub their bodies and hair with ocre and myrrh . In the remote northwest Namibia the Himba have always harvested and processed Myrrh . A knowledge passed down from other desert peoples – the Egyptians, the Ethiopians, the Omanis and Yemenis – since ancient times. Commiphora comes from a drought-resistant tree : score the bark and the sap seeps out. This hardens to an aromatic resin :  myrrh.

“ The Himba wear little clothing, but the women are famous for covering themselves with otjize, a mixture of butter fat and ochre. The mixture gives their skins a reddish tinge. This symbolizes earth’s rich red color and the blood that symbolizes.

modern 300 m2 house in Vilnius by NG architects.

I would install solar panels on the roof, cover the concrete porch with wood, minimize the size of the stones leading to the stairs in the third picture, and replace the black walls with wood. -HSG modern 300 house in Vilnius by NG architects


A Nuba man from southern Sudan Photographer: Leni Riefenstahl, 1977 “The Nuba people are famous for their elaborate body art. Designs on the body are beautiful, but they also have social meanings,.