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Posted on: Wednesday, 16 June 2010

Wash day in the Transkei (photographs)

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In the lush hills of the Transkei, these women sway to an African rhythm in a burst of colour as they return from a day at the stream where they share stories and song making the chore of laundry more pleasurable as well as pleasing to the eye of the onlooker. The brightly dressed women leave the river, balancing wash baskets on their heads in the traditional manner. Big smiles belie the difficulty of accomplishing this frequent errand and contribute to the welcoming nature of the Xhosa homelands …

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Wash Day in the Transkei

Washing day in Transkei

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