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English: Himba lady preparing deodorant. She uses smoke from smouldering specific herbs, plants and aromatic resins to cleanse and perfume herself.
This scene was taken inside her hut, in a village about 15 km north of Opuwo, Namibia.
Français : Une femme Himba préparant un déodorant. Elle utilise de la fumée issue de certaines herbes et résines aromatiques pour se "nettoyer" et se parfumer.
Photo prise dans sa case, au nord d'Opuwo, en Namibie.
Date 2007-06-23


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