I swear this little boy always has the biggest, most infectious, smile on his face… . HJF Floriotravels on Instagram
To read more about the machete wielding Kankurang, and why this particular Mandinka masquerade was on the beach – made from recycled plastic rice sacks – in The Gambia, West Africa, please see previous post.
Walking along the beach, near Brufut, on Sunday, Jason and I happened across a Mandinka initiation ‘Coming of Age‘ ceremony – a traditional rite of passage. Three young boys had been brought to the beach, to be ceremonially washed by older boys, former initiates, as part of the final stages of their circumcisionContinue reading “Instagram: Kankurang – traditional masquerade, The Gambia, West Africa”
Taken whilst walking the coastline of The Gambia, with Jason Florio – just a few of the many stray dogs, who live on the beach, we met along the way.