Travel Photography Essay – Africa

A backyard in a town in Burkina Faso lets your fantasy roll on for a moment. Is there anybody inside?

This travel photography essay was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Graphic Designer and Photographer Oddvar Paulsen.

 In the north west corner of Mali is Kayes. From the one hotel in town.

In the north west corner of Mali is Kayes. From the one hotel in town.

This backyard was used as our hotel in this village. From Selibaby in Mauretania.

This backyard was used as our hotel in this village. From Selibaby in Mauretania.

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Four boys moving to next village. From Arusha, Tanzania.

Four boys moving to next village. From Arusha, Tanzania.

After hours of driving in the dessert, into the sunset from Kayes in Mali to the border of Mauritania, the car collects the most grainy dust you can imagine.

After hours of driving in the dessert, into the sunset from Kayes in Mali to the border of Mauritania, the car collects the most grainy dust you can imagine.

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Water transport six o´clock in the morning. From a small village in Mauretania

Water transport six o´clock in the morning. From a small village in Mauretania

The small village near Sikasso in Mali, West Africa. Every small house has their own head Door with decorations.

The small village near Sikasso in Mali, West Africa. Every small house has their own head
Door with decorations.

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After discussions. From a backyard in Burkina Faso, West Africa

After discussions. From a backyard in Burkina Faso, West Africa

Children looking out on the market place. From Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania.

Children looking out on the market place. From Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania.

In the middle of a dessert in the West Africa, Mauretania, people have built their safe fence, along with clever water supply system. To protect all vegetables from animals, and the indeed green color you will find inside the plot.

In the middle of a desert in the West Africa, Mauretania, people have built their safe fence, along with clever water supply system. To protect all vegetables from animals, and the indeed green color you will find inside the plot.

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By Oddvar Paulsen


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