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In shadow of Toraja granary. Sulawesi Island

Toraja granary

Toraja granary

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We come to a Toraja village situated on top of a hill. We take a rest in shadow of barn waiting for a meal.

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Waiting for a buffalo sacrifice ceremony. Sulawesi Island

Tana Toraja funeral ceremony 4 Toraja 12 4 Toraja 13 4 Toraja 14

A Toraja village located south of Rantepao.

An early March afternoon. The culmination of  funeral ceremony comes in a few minutes.  All guests gathered around a village’s  square wait for appearance of  first buffalo.


Old Samburu met south of Marsabit town.


I traveled several times crossing vast area between Isiolo and Marsabit. I was always welcome by the Samburu.


Red Karen woman from Thailand.

Young Red Karen woman met in Mae Hong Song Province near Burmese border.


Angami Naga man in Kohima. Nagaland

Angami  man in traditional shawl on the street of Kohima town.


Shan woman at the market. Burma

The market at town Kalaw is worth a visit. The most interesting are faces of people and various local delicacies.


Barefooted old Black Hmong man in Sapa. North Vietnam

April days can be pretty chilly in Sapa. The old, barefooted peasant marched some miles to sell some weed and herbs at the town’s market.


Lepcha man. West Sikkim

Old Lepcha man met on the road to Pelling.


Ngada woman is waching me. Flores Island

The touristic circus crosses Flores has its beaten trail on the island. Bena – a traditional village of Ngada tribe belongs to the highlights of the trail. The residents of Bena have a similar fate like animals at a zoo. They are photographed by new groups of tourists every day. They don’t protest. Many foreigners buy cotton fabrics woven in the village.

I buy some shawls from the old woman. She gives me a present, one cotton scarf .


Fulani girls from Mali.

They live by Senegal river.