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Papua New Guinea Face Paints

Tribal face paints in Papua New Guinea [37 Pics]

1 Papua New Guinea – Goroka – Festivity of Independance Head decoration with feathers of pigeons, Birds of Paradise, parrots, and other exotic birds. Many shell decoration on the neck is a sign of prosperity. Shells were formerly used as money exchange. It is especially valued when it is a wedding gift from the husband. Photo credit (all rights reserved to): Rita Willaert

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Hajj

Hajj, Pilgrimage to Mecca when Millions Worship in Unison [49 Pics]

1 Hajj: Kaaba in Mecca – people performing Tawaf (circumambulating) the Kaaba. This picture taken from the gate of Abdul Aziz seems to divide the Kaaba and the minarets into mirror images of one another. (Hajj, Pilgrims, Mecca, CC Photo: Wikipedia/Muhammad Mahdi Karim).

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