new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
Blue lorry, red beard | by @michaelambjorn
Back to photostream

Blue lorry, red beard

The red beard is a fashion choice for many elder Somalis.

 

Hargeisa (Arabic: هرجيسا‎) is the capital of the state Somaliland and the second largest city in Somalia.

 

These photos are a small side-project from a field mission documenting the work of the Finnish NGO Physicians for Social Responsibility - specifically their long-running effort around TB in Somalia.

 

P.S. It is not uncommon for words in Somali to have several different spellings in English [e.g. Hargeysa / Hargaysa].

 

P.P.S. If you've got appetite for more Africa then do see this collection.

841 views
0 faves
0 comments
Taken on February 16, 2012