TITLE: Himba Village, Opuwo, Namibia
The Himba are a tribe of nomadic livestock farmers who inhabit the Kaokoland area of Namibia. They are descendants of a group of Herero herders who fled into the remote north-west after been displaced by the Nama. The Himba have clung to their traditions and the Himba women are noted for their intricate hairstyles and traditional jewellery.
AUTHOR: Jeremiah Gilbert (United States)
Jeremiah Gilbert is a college professor, award-winning photographer, and avid traveler. His travels have taken him to over sixty countries spread across five continents. His photography has been internationally published in both digital and print publications. His blog, photo portfolio, and travel tales can be found at www.jeremiahgilbert.com.
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