Out in the bush

Fulani Shonong village We’ve met some Fulani herdsmen out in the bush in the village of Shonong, district of Bachit, Plateau State. Ab has been there for a couple of days now and has managed to get aquainted with quite a few people already. They are kind of wary towards strangers. The first family we dropped into were shy and distant, since the head of the family was out since dawn (with his cattle?). Quite an awkward situation arose when one of the younger men yelled to the more curious younger boys and women to get away from us. The second group we met was way more friendly and receptive. The main man was there and silently approved all this, it seemed. Beautiful landscape too. Seems like great place to work!
Fulani boys

One Reply to “Out in the bush”

  1. Hi Michiel,

    Alles goed!!! Zo te zien en te lezen vermaken jullie je wel! Doe voorzichtig!

    We hebben gister Sinterklaas gevierd. Het was erg gezellig. Jammer dat je er niet bij was. Volgend jaar!!!

    Doe je best nog daar!

    Groetjes Michael, Mijke en Kimi

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