Village Horizon   Farmland and simple houses make up this nondescript village, where people are happy enough living off the land and children are still amused by wooden toys.
       
     
  Lost in Undergrowth   One so often finds himself taking shelter from the sun under the shade of a tree when traveling in Africa. It is in these moments of quiet solitude that opportunities to photograph wildlife and plants present themselves.
       
     
  Malagasy Girl   A shy girl looks on from the safety of her farm.
       
     
  Warm Sand   No pavements or tarmac exists in this place. Where no plants grow, sand fills up the crooked roads and village pathways.
       
     
  Footprints in the Sand   Villagers, zebu cattle, mules, chickens, dogs and cats have all taken the same road to the village core. Friendly calls and good mornings stream across the humid air.
       
     
  Walking On   A young boy walks by the edge of an arable field in Ambanja.
       
     
  Chicken Seller   A boy peddles his way into market. His item for sale is one plump chicken.
       
     
  Haggling for a Chicken   Deciding on a price for this chicken was serious business for our driver, Doric.
       
     
  Marjou, Market Hawker   His preferred mode of transport to and from his village was a trusty bicycle. Chickens, baskets of fruit and vegetables, and bundles of clothes were piled up in a heap and peddled into the local market.
       
     
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  Market Seller, Ambanja   A busy poultry and agricultural market takes place in Ambanja every Sunday morning. Traders from nearby villages meet to sell their produce along the network of stalls.
       
     
  Terrapin Crossing   A Terrapin makes its way across a tarmac road. If one’s pool dries up in the hot weather, other sources of water must be sought.
       
     
  Colorful Shade   In true Malagasy spirit, the facade and doors of a primary school are painted in melodious colors.
       
     
  Sonja   A Malagasy mother from Ambanja, Sonja watches over her children as they play with fiends in open fields.
       
     
  Fasume   As in many other parts of Africa, Malagasy women carry loads upon their heads. Fasume had begun her long walk to Ambanja’s main marketplace.
       
     
  Arnie   A talented young footballer, Arnie and his friends spend all of their free time on the dusty pitch behind their village church.
       
     
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  Ambanja Family   Decked out in colorful Sunday clothes, these children posed for a photograph before helping their mother cook lunch.
       
     
  Rosalie   Sand and clay suffice as a rudimentary sunblock for this young lady.
       
     
  Zak   Children in Madagascar will grow up supporting the football team belonging to the kit that they first received from foreign aid workers.
       
     
  Leafy Entrance   A window onto a small patch of garden heightens the senses on an otherwise languid afternoon.
       
     
  The Chapel   A quiet and unassuming wooden chapel stands between the branches of tamarisk and baobab trees.
       
     
  Village Horizon   Farmland and simple houses make up this nondescript village, where people are happy enough living off the land and children are still amused by wooden toys.
       
     

Village Horizon

Farmland and simple houses make up this nondescript village, where people are happy enough living off the land and children are still amused by wooden toys.

  Lost in Undergrowth   One so often finds himself taking shelter from the sun under the shade of a tree when traveling in Africa. It is in these moments of quiet solitude that opportunities to photograph wildlife and plants present themselves.
       
     

Lost in Undergrowth

One so often finds himself taking shelter from the sun under the shade of a tree when traveling in Africa. It is in these moments of quiet solitude that opportunities to photograph wildlife and plants present themselves.

  Malagasy Girl   A shy girl looks on from the safety of her farm.
       
     

Malagasy Girl

A shy girl looks on from the safety of her farm.

  Warm Sand   No pavements or tarmac exists in this place. Where no plants grow, sand fills up the crooked roads and village pathways.
       
     

Warm Sand

No pavements or tarmac exists in this place. Where no plants grow, sand fills up the crooked roads and village pathways.

  Footprints in the Sand   Villagers, zebu cattle, mules, chickens, dogs and cats have all taken the same road to the village core. Friendly calls and good mornings stream across the humid air.
       
     

Footprints in the Sand

Villagers, zebu cattle, mules, chickens, dogs and cats have all taken the same road to the village core. Friendly calls and good mornings stream across the humid air.

  Walking On   A young boy walks by the edge of an arable field in Ambanja.
       
     

Walking On

A young boy walks by the edge of an arable field in Ambanja.

  Chicken Seller   A boy peddles his way into market. His item for sale is one plump chicken.
       
     

Chicken Seller

A boy peddles his way into market. His item for sale is one plump chicken.

  Haggling for a Chicken   Deciding on a price for this chicken was serious business for our driver, Doric.
       
     

Haggling for a Chicken

Deciding on a price for this chicken was serious business for our driver, Doric.

  Marjou, Market Hawker   His preferred mode of transport to and from his village was a trusty bicycle. Chickens, baskets of fruit and vegetables, and bundles of clothes were piled up in a heap and peddled into the local market.
       
     

Marjou, Market Hawker

His preferred mode of transport to and from his village was a trusty bicycle. Chickens, baskets of fruit and vegetables, and bundles of clothes were piled up in a heap and peddled into the local market.

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  Market Seller, Ambanja   A busy poultry and agricultural market takes place in Ambanja every Sunday morning. Traders from nearby villages meet to sell their produce along the network of stalls.
       
     

Market Seller, Ambanja

A busy poultry and agricultural market takes place in Ambanja every Sunday morning. Traders from nearby villages meet to sell their produce along the network of stalls.

  Terrapin Crossing   A Terrapin makes its way across a tarmac road. If one’s pool dries up in the hot weather, other sources of water must be sought.
       
     

Terrapin Crossing

A Terrapin makes its way across a tarmac road. If one’s pool dries up in the hot weather, other sources of water must be sought.

  Colorful Shade   In true Malagasy spirit, the facade and doors of a primary school are painted in melodious colors.
       
     

Colorful Shade

In true Malagasy spirit, the facade and doors of a primary school are painted in melodious colors.

  Sonja   A Malagasy mother from Ambanja, Sonja watches over her children as they play with fiends in open fields.
       
     

Sonja

A Malagasy mother from Ambanja, Sonja watches over her children as they play with fiends in open fields.

  Fasume   As in many other parts of Africa, Malagasy women carry loads upon their heads. Fasume had begun her long walk to Ambanja’s main marketplace.
       
     

Fasume

As in many other parts of Africa, Malagasy women carry loads upon their heads. Fasume had begun her long walk to Ambanja’s main marketplace.

  Arnie   A talented young footballer, Arnie and his friends spend all of their free time on the dusty pitch behind their village church.
       
     

Arnie

A talented young footballer, Arnie and his friends spend all of their free time on the dusty pitch behind their village church.

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  Ambanja Family   Decked out in colorful Sunday clothes, these children posed for a photograph before helping their mother cook lunch.
       
     

Ambanja Family

Decked out in colorful Sunday clothes, these children posed for a photograph before helping their mother cook lunch.

  Rosalie   Sand and clay suffice as a rudimentary sunblock for this young lady.
       
     

Rosalie

Sand and clay suffice as a rudimentary sunblock for this young lady.

  Zak   Children in Madagascar will grow up supporting the football team belonging to the kit that they first received from foreign aid workers.
       
     

Zak

Children in Madagascar will grow up supporting the football team belonging to the kit that they first received from foreign aid workers.

  Leafy Entrance   A window onto a small patch of garden heightens the senses on an otherwise languid afternoon.
       
     

Leafy Entrance

A window onto a small patch of garden heightens the senses on an otherwise languid afternoon.

  The Chapel   A quiet and unassuming wooden chapel stands between the branches of tamarisk and baobab trees.
       
     

The Chapel

A quiet and unassuming wooden chapel stands between the branches of tamarisk and baobab trees.