Kitakami Photoblog

Daily photos from Kitakami, a small town in Northern Japan, and its surroundings.

Tuesday, May 01, 2007

May theme day: City exchange

This month's theme is " Post a photo of another city (than yours)", so here it is - though it's not exactly a city, not even a village:
Fereriwo, a temporary settlement of Fulani semi nomadic herders, in the Sahel of Burkina Faso (West Africa).
I had the chance to do ethnobotanical field research there, spending every year 4 to 6 weeks at this place, during five years. It was a fantastic experience.

The women of Fereriwo. Fulani woman are said to be the most beautiful in this region.

At least 75 other city daily photo blogs participate in this theme day, why not pay them a visit? (Due to time difference they might not all be ready when you visit them.)

Monte Carlo, Monaco - Rome, Italy - Singapore, Singapore - Tenerife, Spain - Rotterdam, Netherlands - London, UK - Montréal (QC), Canada - Melbourne, Australia - Naples (FL), USA - Bastia, France - Hong Kong, China - Mazatlan, Mexico - Buenos Aeres, Argentina - Manila, Philippines - Arradon, France - Madison (WI), USA - Evry, France - Seoul, Korea - Shanghai, China - Bucaramanga (Santander), Colombia - Sequim (WA), USA - Singapore, Singapore - Budapest, Hungary - Baziège, France - Hamburg, Germany - Toruń, Poland - Nelson, New Zealand - Madison (WI), USA - Vantaa, Finland - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Mainz, Germany - Dubai, UAE - Saint Paul (MN), USA - Cork, Ireland - Stockholm, Sweden - Menton, France - Tel Aviv, Israel - Albuquerque (NM), USA - Kitakami, Japan - Stayton (OR), USA - Szentes, Hungary - Stavanger, Norway - Grenoble, France - Villigen, Switzerland - Paris, France - Hyde, UK - Moscow, Russia - Joplin (MO), USA - Jakarta, Indonesia - Greenville (SC), USA - Cape Town, South Africa - Asheville (NC), USA - Seattle (WA), USA - Kyoto, Japan - Tokyo, Japan - Madrid, Spain - Auckland, New Zealand - Oulu, Finland - Lubbock (TX), USA - Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina - Baton Rouge (LA), USA - Sydney, Australia - Maple Ridge (BC), Canada - Vancouver, Canada - Seattle (WA), USA - Selma (AL), USA - Chandler (AZ), USA - Sharon (CT), USA - Manila, Philippines - Lyon, France - New York City (NY), USA - Los Angeles (CA), USA - Brookville (OH), USA - Hayle, UK - Wailea (HI), USA - Saarbrücken, Germany - San Diego (CA), USA - Boston (MA), USA - Saint Louis (MO), USA - Cypress (TX), USA


Blogger Gerald England said...

Lovely to see somewhere totally different featured

9:40 AM  
Anonymous denton said...

Very different especially compared to your recent photo of cherry blossoms.

10:03 AM  
Blogger Nathalie said...

Julia what a change from Japan!
You couldn't dream of anything more different! And how lucky you were to go there for work, I'm sure the relation to the people must be very different from being a tourist.
Great photos for this theme day!

12:36 PM  
Blogger Tomate Farcie said...

Beautiful colors on that picture!

3:16 PM  
Blogger Mandi said...

Lovely photos! So different from Japan I had to come in and see.

4:39 PM  
Blogger edwin s said...

I must say...This is the BEST post for theme day. I love the portrait of the group. Simply beautiful. Thank you Julia.

6:40 PM  
Blogger Ben said...

Nice group photo. Thanks for sharing this.

7:41 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

A splendid photograph of a worthy choice.

My Theme Day portrait is of the "Peashooter" and the National Museum of the United States Air Force. Hope you like flying.

7:59 PM  
Anonymous Karine said...

Very nice! What a great experience it must have been! Thanks for sharing.

10:03 PM  
Blogger Dsole said...

oh that's so cool!! i guess it was a really important experience! :)

10:20 PM  
Blogger Victoria said...

Wow, that must have been an amazing experience. Those photos are wonderfully refreshing. Thank you for sharing those.

1:03 AM  
Blogger Kuanyin said...

Yes...I agree...great exotic beauty! Happy Theme Day from Maui, Hawaii!

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