Malé, Maldives (2009)
This lady is a professional maker of Kasabu boavalhu libaas. Kasabu boavalhu refers to the weaves around the neckline of the garment she is holding.
Tools for making the kasabu.
Haa Dhaalu Kulhudhuffushi, Maldives. (2009).
Close up of the weave
Nikon D70s and Canon G10.
Haa Dhaalu Kulhudhuffushi, Maldives.
Warm tropical rain.
MDP’s logo stencilled onto a wall in Lhaviyani Atoll Kurendhoo. This photo was taken in 2007, before the first democratic elections. Back then the people who sprayed that stencil would have been committing an act of real rebellion.