Mumuilas tribe girl with her necklace - Angola

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    This tribe is one of the most beautiful i've seen: Mumuilas (or Muhilla ) live in south Angola, and are very shy with foreigners, as they do not see any tourists in the area! The girl on the picture wears a giant necklace made of hundreds of little necklaces of beads and ostrich eggs, and everything is covered with a mix of mud, cow dungs, and herbs to give a nice perfume. The girl wears this huge necklace as she has entered a new age category. She will keep it for years night and day, before being married. On her hair, the same mix!

    © Eric Lafforgue
    www.ericlafforgue.com

    emvri85, f x p, OualiBelahsene, and 22 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. emvri85 55 months ago | reply

      quel délice !

    2. vitavoto 54 months ago | reply

      awesome. but cow shit for perfume? why cow shit? thank you

    3. am_kaiser[Happiness for you] 53 months ago | reply


      From a friend of All Women are Beautiful
      This wonderful image deserves an All Women are Beautiful Award

    4. Stone.Rome 44 months ago | reply

      Awesome shot!

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