Tag Archives: Monrovia

fishing canoes off Mamba Point, Liberia

Fishermen return to West Point in Monrovia, following the coastline of Liberia past Mamba Point. Most of the returning fishermen have been out overnight, some possibly more than one night.  

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crossing Gurley Street, Monrovia

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Sunbirds of Mamba Point, Monrovia, Liberia

 

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Queen at the Ducor Hotel

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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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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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