Kenya: A witness describes the rite of passage of circumcision among the Kuria in Africa.
Africa is so big and has so many cultures, it defies description. One can only safely talk about the individual nations, who themselves are divided up from ancient tribes.
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WHERE A cluster of islands nestled in the Indian Ocean just off the east coast of Tanzania, East Africa. The two principal islands in the group are Unguja, also known as Zanzibar Island (just to confuse you further) and Pemba. Smaller islands are scattered around these, which range from mere sandbanks to those with their […]
Marrakech’s Jemaa el Fna: A Morrocan Outdoor Cafe Text and photo by Lauryn Axelrod “Lamb couscous, 40 dirham at stall number 5!” cries the turbaned barker. “Tagine for 30 at stall 12!” yells another. “Beautiful lady, come sit with me and taste the freshest fish in all of Africa,” well-trained boy coos as he leads […]
Cass Erikson travels to Morocco with her 10-year-old son, and the two travelers receive a warm welcome everywhere they go, surprising her friends.