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Mali Local Customs: 65 reviews and 76 photos

  exhibiting agility that I certainly do not share
by zrim

Everywhere you go in Africa you will see women carrying tremendous loads on their heads. For example, this bucket on the girl's head was full to the brim with water and she did not spill a drop while manuevering across the rooftop of her home. She poured some of the water into a pot and set about making a soup or stew of some kind.

You will see little girls four or five years old practicing for the days ahead when they too will be expected to transport the family's groceries on their head.

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  • Written Dec 18, 2004
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