Wells of Life in Chad

Bir Dugul, Chad

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girl Bir Dugul Well, Chad

We couldn’t carry water with us since we were in the Sahara (and on the road) for 18 days, so like everyone else in Chad (aside from those who live in N’Djamena, the capital city) we relied on wells for water. You know you’ve reached a well when suddenly there are animals. TONS of animals. Read more

Shit Show in Chad

Guelta of Aloba, Chad

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Look at this photo! These kids’ expressions! C’mon! Replace me with a high fashion model and you have a Vogue editorial shoot! Read more

FADING TRIBES – THE HIMBA OF NAMIBIA

Namibia

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Himba woman Namibia

This woman is a member of the ancient, semi-nomadic Himba tribe from the Kunene region (formery Kaokoland) of northern Namibia). She had never showered or washed her hair. She is a nomad living in mud huts with a man with a dozen wives. She had never heard of New York, let alone the U.S. Read more

THE BROTHERS OF DJERBA

Tunisia

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Brothers Tunisia

This is Khalifa and Mabrouk, two brothers I met yesterday wandering around Hara Kebira, the Jewish neighborhood that remains in Djerba (which has a sad and fascinating history).  Read more