Location: West Africa.
Borders: Mauritania, Mali, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, The Gambia.
Area: 196,712 km2.
Currency: CFA franc XOF.
Independence from France: year 1960.
People. The other side of traveling. No monuments, no museums, no gardens or palaces. To really get to know a country, you have to interact with its people. Photography always kept my attention and I got my first SRL camera when I was 16 years old. During my Visual Arts studies at University, I decided to engage myself in a photo project to last for a few years. So, from 2001 until 2005, my main purpose of traveling was to capture images of people. I made hundreds of photos of people using my CANON EOS 1 film camera. On this page I collect some of the…