new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
Dessert Classics | by Ferdinand Reus
Back to photostream

Dessert Classics

One of the unique features of Saharan culture that separates it from the rest of the Muslim world is that the men traditionally veil their faces while women do not. Though there is a practical aspect to wearing a turban that wraps around the head and covers the face like a shield against sand and sun, the veil has deep cultural connotations - as does the fact that women boldly show their faces to the world.

13 faves
Taken on August 12, 2005