Monthly Archives: May 2018

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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afterglow

Monrovia, Liberia. The setting sun has dropped below the horizon off the coast of Monrovia, leaving behind the fading trace of its radiance.

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raccoon for sale

A young man poses with what he says is a raccoon. In Liberia, wildlife seems to be misnamed with American species that don’t actually live in Africa. Duikers are deer, a hyrax a tree goat, crocodiles are alligators, manatees are water … Continue reading

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dusk, West Point, Monrovia

Dusk settles on Kru Beach in the seaside community of West Point in Monrovia, Liberia.

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