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Patterns of an African village

Over in Burkina Faso, the women in a village decorate their homes.

Tiébélé is in the south of the country. Each year the villagers build, rebuild and replaster their houses with geometric patterns and designs telling of their daily lives. It results in this...

You can also have a look at this video (in French - get that translator working!) to see how the designs are created. 

Incidentally, the link to the pictures above is through ecosia.org which I got an advert for today. Apparently this new search engine uses its profits to plant trees anywhere in the world. Sounds like a great idea to me so I want to use it as much as possible. I hope that this project succeeds!