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A child using homemade toys
Sunrise at Seaside
Beautiful Blackbird Praying
The Bumblebee and the Herb Garden
5th Generation Loved
HappySmile of the African Water Buffalo
Plowing the field with cows
Morning walk. Morning work.
The Flower and the Bumble Bee
Pancakes during sickness and health
Basilisk Lizard
'The blue Men'
Ring around the Kerry
Hummingbirds Sparring
Jar jar the happy goat
The Vibrant Boston Harbor!
Echinacea Sunburst
Moore Cove Falls in Pisgah National Forest
Kissing Flamingos - Let's Be Friends
Leigh Lake Reflection
Sunset at Lake Hefner - OKC
Lake Monroe.
Young Banainais!
15th Annual Photo Contest
'The blue Men'

I met Akbar on the beaches of Cotonou, Benin in West Africa. He was selling jewelry. I asked him to sit and offered him a cold drink. I asked him about where he was from. He had travelled south into Benin from the Sahara desert in Niger. He called himself Tuareg, a culture of desert nomads. I asked him about the markings on the bookmark i had just bought from him, he told me it was written in Tifinagh and it was the markings of his family and that he missed his 2 children very much.

TAGS: Benin, People, Portrait

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Calgary, Canada
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© Timothy Baskerville.
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Date Taken: 04.2017
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