Botswana Outdoor Seating


My host family's yard was spiffied-up for my host-sister's summer wedding.  My host father was the kgosana, or headman, of our village.  His eldest daughter's wedding was a celebration that spared no expense or nicety.  Family and friends from both near and afar joined in a massive feast and dance that lasted 3 days, including the preparations that led up to the actual ceremony and post-ceremony party.


This is the seating area, constructed just for the occasion;  a blend of mud-earth and straw, and canopied by green gardening mesh.  It was a cool escape from the hot hot hot sun.  These types of benches are commonly found around bases of trees, or surrounding concrete or sand patios.


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