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Facial tattoos

In the Sofala region it was common among the women to have their bodies covered in both scarification’s and tattoos. Particularly in their faces. This woman was selling palm wine in a small nameless village.
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October 7th 2007
00 :12. The sound of a dentist’s drill penetrating my temple wakes me up. Covered in sweat I sigh, it's just a dream. It’s not a dentist’s drill; there are mosquitoes in the tent. A wild hunt begins and ends in handclapping, then silence. 02 :23. Something has awoken the dogs. Loud barking ricochet in the distance as every dog in the village joins the cacophony. A dog yelps as his owner g ... read more
Africa » Mozambique » Southern » Inhambane

Mozambican Flag Almost five centuries as a Portuguese colony came to a close with independence in 1975. Large-scale emigration by whites, economic dependence on South Africa, a severe drought, and a prolonged civil war hindered the country's development. The ruling ... ... read more
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