November 6, 2008


The caption for this picture, taken by Michael O’Reilly, read: Goree Island, Senegal: A boy with a bucket on his head tries to walk through a hole in a wall. Which explained exactly nothing to me except the location of this scene. Taken from an angle the whole photo has a vivid motion that caught my eye.

Upon Wiki-ing it, I realized that I did know Goree after all, as a pilgrimage site for those seeking to commemorate the slave trade to the Americas, although its unique topography off the coast of Dakar was new to me.


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