Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Himba girl - 1,000 views

Himba girl, originally uploaded by CharlesFred.

Almost six months qfter this was posted on flickr, it has received its 1,000 visitor/viewer today. It is by some long way the most viwed photo of mine on flickr and has been rated as being the most interesting photo uploaded onto the whole of flickr on that day, although it seems recently to have lost its position.

It really is a lovely photo, of a beautiful person, taken at just the right time of the day. All of the photos in this set turned out really well. We were driving along the road, past the Zebra Mountains and saw a group of four young girls with a donkey, whereupon we stopped and chatted, while I took some unposed photos with my sneaky Sony DSC-828.

Funny to think that I am back in Africa now, here in Marrakech, so far awy from Kaokoland. Ther Himbas live right up in the north western part of Namibia, against the Angolan border, next to which we camped the first night, along the side of the river, by the Epupa Falls. The story of our trip can be read in the December 2005 section of this blog.

Odd too, to think that next week, Angola will be playing in its first World Cup and, indeed, have a patch against the old colonial power, Portugal on Sunday 11th June in Cologne, amazing how these things work out. I wish them all the best.

In the meantime, all is well here in Marrakech. It is not too crowded and not too hot and we have just had a simple but delicious meal. Good to see Colin and his family and they have a new, very large riad for us to look at while we are over.


Anonymous mamounette said...

I discover your blog today thanks to an other bloggeur. I feel me well in your virtual book... Thank you.

06 October, 2007 14:44  
Blogger 张栋 said...

cheap football shirts
packers jerseys
evening dresses
coach outlet online
wedding dresses,
ralph lauren,
kobe bryant shoes
the north face
hermes belts for men
camisetas futbol baratas
gucci handbags,
north face outlet online
gucci outlet
kyle wilber jersey,jeremy mincey jersey,jeff heath jersey,dez bryant jersey,dan bailey jersey,rolando mcclain jersey,george selvie jersey,larry allen jersey,uche nwaneri jersey,roger staubach jersey,gavin escobar jersey
dwyane wade jersey
chelsea jersey
juicy couture sale
oakley sunglasses,
cheap soccer jerseys
dan marino jersey,louis delmas jersey,brent grimes jersey,cameron wake jersey,mike wallace jersey,dan marino jersey,cameron wake jersey
north face jackets
michael kors handbags,michael kors outlet,michael kors outlet online,michael kors,kors outlet,michael kors outlet online sale,michael kors handbags clearance,michael kors purses,,michael kors bags,michael kors shoes,michaelkors,cheap michael kors
mulberry sale
michael kors uk
coach outlet store
juicy couture outlet
lebron james shoes,lebron 12,lebron 12 shoes,lebron sneakers,lebron iv,lebron 11,lebron 10
uggs outlet
rolex watches uk
tommy hilfiger outlet

05 September, 2015 03:01  
Blogger Gege Dai said...

phone cases
michael kors outlet online
juicy couture tracksuit
tiffany and co
ray-ban sunglasses
ralph lauren outlet
mizuno running shoes
the north face outlet
cheap nfl jersey
louis vuitton outlet online
ugg boots
true religion jeans outlet
mbt shoes outlet
black friday deals
ralph lauren outlet
snow boots
winter jackets
canada goose jackets
coach outlet store
michael kors outlet online
bottega veneta outlet
michael kors factory online
air force 1 shoes
michael kors uk outlet
coach outlet store
ugg outlet store
north face outlet
north face outlet
ugg outlet online
adidas wings shoes
true religion jeans
ralph lauren uk
oakley sunglasses
vans shoes
nike foamposite
ralph lauren outlet

03 December, 2015 04:06  
Blogger John said...

north face uk
michaek kors handbags
supra shoes
mont blanc pens
canada goose outlet
michael kors handbags
ugg boots
fake oakleys
concords 11
coach outlet online
coach outlet
louis vuitton outlet
beats by dre
louis vuitton handbags
uggs on sale
michael kors outlet
michael kors handbags
michael kors outlet online
replica watches for sale
nike air huarache
uggs outlet
michael kors outlet
hollister kids
lebron james shoes
ugg slippers
kd shoes
jordan retro
longchamp outlet
cheap jordans
coach outlet store online
gucci handbags

08 December, 2015 02:06  
Blogger Wenhao Guo said...

longchamp bags
ysl outlet online
nba jerseys wholesale
michael kors outlet,michael kors outlet online,michael kors,kors outlet,michael kors handbags,michael kors outlet online sale,michael kors handbags clearance,michael kors purses,,michael kors bags,michael kors shoes,michaelkors,cheap michael kors
air jordan shoes
air jordan 4 free shipping
true religion jeans
wedding dresses
rolex watches for sale
uggs outlet
tiffany outlet
hollister,hollister canada,abercrombie and fitch,abercrombie,abercrombie fitch,abercrombie kids,a&f
tiffany jewelry
mulberry outlet online
coach outlet online
salomon speedcross 3
louis vuitton outlet store
canada goose outlet
louis vuitton outlet
true religion jeans
cheap oakley sunglasses

11 December, 2015 08:19  
Blogger 柯云 said...

louis vuitton handbags
coach factory outlet
louis vuitton outlet
chanel bags
abercrombie and fitch
mont blanc pens
ugg boots
kevin durant shoes
michael kors outlet online
louis vuitton outlet
ralph lauren home
ugg boots on sale
oakley sunglasses sale
uggs boots for women
ugg clearance outlet
ray-ban sunglasses
ugg boots sale
air max 90
louis vuitton outlet online
abercrombie & fitch
cheap tods
uggs for women
ray ban sunglasses
nike huarache white
christian louboutin shoes
louis vuitton outlet
uggs australia
replica rolex watches
michael kors
ray ban outlet
red bottom shoes
michael kors outlet online
canada goose coats
tory burch boots
retro 11
christian louboutin shoes
kate spade outlet
prada handbags
burberry outlet online

08 January, 2016 07:56  
Blogger dong dong23 said...

rolex watches
louis vuitton
nike factory outlet
nike running shoes
toms shoes
true religion
hollister clothing store
ray ban sunglasses outlet
nike blazers
nike roshe flyknit
coach factory outlet
beats wireless headphones
abercrombie & fitch
cheap jordans
toms shoes
cartier watches
replica watches
michael kors outlet clearance
celine handbags
louis vuitton outlet
timberland outlet
timberland boots
kate spade handbags
louis vuitton handbags
jordan shoes
marc jacobs
christian louboutin sale
michael kors outlet
burberry outlet
adidas originals
oakley sunglasses
lebron james shoes
louis vuitton outlet
coach outlet
toms shoes
mont blanc pens
louis vuitton handbags

01 July, 2016 08:07  
Blogger 1111141414 said...

michael kors outlet online
michael kors outlet

nike huarache
nike huarache sale
yeezy boost 350
yeezy boost
adidas yeezy boost

27 July, 2017 05:01  
Blogger 郑佳颖 said...

michael kors outlet store
yeezy boost 350
yeezy boost 350 v2
nike roshe run
pandora jewelry
air jordan
adidas outlet
adidas nmd
adidas gazelle sale
adidas ultra boost

11 September, 2017 04:24  
Blogger 吥離吥棄 said...

golden goose
pandora bracelet
pandora charms
michael kors outlet
kobe 9
air max 2018
falcons jersey
nhl jerseys

03 November, 2017 01:52  

Post a Comment

<< Home

Locations of visitors to this page