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10 Professions of the past

making bricks

In this article I am going to show 10 pictures of different people performing a series of “professions of the past”. With these photos I shows how people struggle to make a living in East Africa. Pictures were all taken between September and December of 2016 in 7 different countries. …

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Living in the mountains around Kilembe

mountains around kilembe

This is about the people living in the mountains around Kilembe village, in Uganda. It is in the Rwenzori mountains, which make the border between Uganda and Democratic Republic of the Congo. This mountains reach heights up to 5,109 metres (16,762 ft). The highest Rwenzori peaks are permanently snow-capped.

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Women dancing in Lamu

women dancing in lamu

The women began to sing their traditional songs and to dance, dressed in yellow or blue colors with suits made specially for this occasion, each colour symbolizing one team. The dance consisted in moving the feet very fast, with small jumps, and making face gestures and touching with their hands …

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Video: People of Lamu, Kenya

A wonderful group of people, a camera, and a bit of music. All the necessary to make a video where to show the face of those who need to be heard. They are the people at the NGO @afrikable_ongd, in Lamu, Kenya, where these women (and some men) found a …

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Cerro Chato Volcano, Costa Rica

Images of my visit to Cerro Chato Volcano, in Costa Rica. Up there, the crater has a lake of really cold water where people can swim, if they dare to do so. The view of the volcano crater was amazing, and when we arrived everything was covered by fog. Only …

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Garbage City, a slum in Cairo

manshiyat naser

I visited the “Garbage City”, a slum in Manshiyat Naser, a neighbourhood on the outskirts of Cairo. Along its streets, men sit in groups to smoke shisha and drink tea. There are both Muslims and Coptic Christians among them, all mixed without problem and coexisting with joy, despite the recent terrorist …

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Barazani, a sample of real Tanzania

barazani

Restaurants in villages like Barazani, far away from big cities, are not more than a small room where everything is. The kitchen is just 2 or 3 “pots” with charcoal on fire, and over them some other pots with rice, meat with sauce (chicken or beef), beans and that’s all. This …

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Children of Rwanda

children of rwanda

There were dozens of children of Rwanda following us (my friend Andy, the priest of the local chuch who was performing as a guide that day, and me) along the trails between the small villages in the Lake Kivu area. It was Saturday and the children were not in school.

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Discovering Bujumbura, Burundi

Here you can find some photos about my days discovering Bujumbura. The travel advice the UK Gov mentions about Burundi is: “If you don’t have an essential reason to stay in Burundi, you should leave if the opportunity arises to do so safely by commercial means”. The Spanish one says: …

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Countryside in Eastern Congo

Photos from the trips from Goma to the Virunga National Park to visit the gorillas, and another trip to hike the Nyiragongo volcano. It is supposed to be a land at war, a “no-go area”, one of the most dangerous zones of Africa. Well, I am not going to deny …

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