Monthly Archives: May 2018

Lofa County, Liberia

Lofa County is the northernmost point in Liberia, sharing a border with Sierra Leone and Guinea. As of 2008 census the county of 9900 square kilometers had a population of more than 276,000. Rice, cassava, cocoa and sugarcane are the … Continue reading

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Bong County, Liberia

The road to nowhere. A newly “completed” road from Kpatawee Falls, approximately two kilometers to the site of an aborted hydro-electric project, carves through a remnant of Upper Guinean rainforest. The road follows the Mein River past the upper falls … Continue reading

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Sunbirds of Mamba Point, Monrovia, Liberia

 

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Queen at the Ducor Hotel

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Bentol, Liberia

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Straw-colored fruit bat, skull

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flash flood, Benson Street

Monrovia, Liberia. Heavy rain collects on Benson Street, making pedestrian travel a challenge.

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kechi wata

Fresh water is always useful. Rain, and especially the runoff from building roofs is often caught in buckets on the street.

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Sunday rain

Sellers take shelter, waiting out a rainstorm under any cover available. Monrovia, Liberia.  

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cusimanse

A cusimanse, Crossarchus obscurus, roams the property of Elizabeth Village Resort in Buchanan, Liberia. These mongoose-like animals, called Du in Liberia, are tolerant of people, which is probably their downfall, as they are easily hunted, especially with dogs. The young, … Continue reading

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