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“Propped by rubble, logs, and faith, a family compound at Yenndouma, Mali, clings to a rock face.” (National Geographic, 1969)

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Africa | Dogon hunter.  Bandiagara escarpment, Segou, Dogon Country, south Mali | © Krzysztof Pakulski

Bandiagara escarpment, Segou, Dogon Country, south Mali by Krzysztof Pakulski

Labbezanga near the Mali-Niger border | National Geographic August 1975 | Georg Gerster

kicker-of-elves: “ Labbezanga near the Mali-Niger border National Geographic August 1975 Georg Gerster ”

From Sangha, a Dogon village: "La casa más famosa de esta población, es la casa de Gutemele, el cazador protagonista del libro “El Dios del Agua”. Está construida en adobe..."

House of Gutemele, a Dogon house In Mali // photo by Ana Isabel Escriche. Dogon house with fetishes to protect the family

The colors and patterns of places like Mali in Africa are a great inspiration for our designs and color schemes.

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10 Cosas que de este mundo que no tienen explicación terrestre

10 Cosas de este mundo que no tienen explicación terrestre

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wine-loving-vagabond: “ in Mali, photographed by Maggie Steber for Beyond The Horizon published by National Geographic Society, 1992 ”

Oltrarno, i misteri di Bianca Cappello

Oltrarno, i misteri di Bianca Cappello

“Far from his spiritual home, an African Muslim faces Mecca during prayer in Mopti, Mali, a trade center on the southern rim of the Sahara. His rooftop outpost on the sunbaked mud mosque overlooks a branch of the Niger River.” Photograph from “The Sword and the Sermon” by Thomas J. Abercrombie, published in the July 1972 issue of National Geographic.

“Far from his spiritual home, an African Muslim faces Mecca during prayer in Mopti, Mali, a trade center on the southern rim of the Sahara. His rooftop outpost on the sunbaked mud mosque overlooks a branch of the Niger River.

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