Between Egypt and South Africa

To understand Africa, the German photographer Michael Boyne took one and a half years.

Between Egypt and South Africa

Understand, married or not a woman of the nomadic Himba  people in Namibia, can her hair. In 14 years, all the girls braided pigtails that are going into the hairstyle only after marriage. While sleeping woman’s head placed under a special wooden bench – not to destroy the composition.

Между Египтом и ЮАР

Female leopard resting on ebony after night hunting. These animals also climb on the branches to hide their prey from hyenas, jackals and other scavengers.

Between Egypt and South Africa

Boys African Masai people in a circle and jump as high as possible – it is a dance “Adumim.” To become true warriors they will go through a painful procedure of circumcision without anaesthesia.

Between Egypt and South Africa

Kenyan Maasai people became a victim of climate change: where there was once a watering hole for their livestock, is now just bare steppe. The weather is getting hotter, rain – less. Therefore, the Masai have to constantly roam – look suitable for grazing space.

Between Egypt and South Africa

Mountain gorillas eat only vegetarian food. Their diet consists of about 60 different species of plants.

Between Egypt and South Africa

In the valley of the Ethiopian Omo Mursi people live. They lost one tenth of its population due to civil wars.

Между Египтом и ЮАР

Hippo jaws can be opened very wide, sometimes forming an angle of one hundred and fifty degrees.Animal thus shows its strength: the wider gaped the scarier enemies.

Between Egypt and South Africa

This girl of Ethiopian Hamar tribe not married. This is evidenced by its appearance: outfit goatskin, ornaments from beads and shells.

Between Egypt and South Africa

Walk on the beach of Zanzibar – Tanzania island in the Indian Ocean. Here lives almost 900 thousand people.