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Life along Lake Malawi's villages

Passed on from ancient traditions, women including this young girl still carry loads on their heads where there is no less expensive, or more efficient, way of transporting things. Sometimes, women and girls carry up to 70% of their body weight on their heads. Men and boys are not seen doing this generally.

MALAWI | Sunday, 23 November 2014 | Views [222] | View Larger Image

Passed on from ancient traditions, women including this young girl still carry loads on their heads where there is no less expensive, or more efficient, way of transporting things. Sometimes, women and girls carry up to 70% of their body weight on their heads. Men and boys are not seen doing this generally.

Tags: malawi; travel; streetphotography

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