The early morning was the best time to cycle through the countryside of Togo and so we left early every morning and rode through villages that woke up while some weird 'yovo's' in strange outfits were passing by.
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daddo (22298) 2011-01-18 1:56
Hi Gerrit. Now i see how it is all done. I have high regards for both you and Sergiy as you are not only fit, both of you, but have an incredible sense of adventure. I do wonder what the locals must be thinking. Regards. Klaudio.
Kielia (22913) 2011-01-18 2:41
a fascinating and very well captured scene.
The POV is excellent and the viewer gets the impression of being part of the team. TFS!
Budapestman (82620) 2011-01-18 3:17
a superb shot with attractive composition and graphic details, the atmosphere of the photo is great, Tfs! Have a nice day! Kellemes napot kívánok!
snunney (78609) 2011-01-18 3:35
An attractive daily life composition where the modern world comes to rural Africa. I like the soft early morning light and muted tones.
siamesa (27703) 2011-01-18 3:47
Bom dia Gerrit
This village seems some places that there are here in my region. Humble houses beside the roads covered by straw, tiles and so on. Very well registered.
jaywalker (16095) 2011-01-18 4:00
Hi Gerrit, A nice photo showing the your friends as they pass through the village on their bike, the I would be interested to know how busy these roads are at peek time, this looks a great way to get about & what gorgeous scenery, TFS, kind regards Wilson.
axiotea (21649) 2011-01-19 1:54
I believe riding early in the morning is the best, the heat is more bearable.
For sure the villagers were surprise and maybe wondering about these cycling people passing the quiet road.
It looks like some houses are destroy on the left side...
Have a nice day
rodgerg (55767) 2011-01-19 2:08
Dag Best Gerrit,
An another secne of life very well collected, an another very interesting post rich in various details. I like the contrast betewwen the life in the vilage and the cyclist on the way.
ciakgiak (30403) 2011-01-20 11:34
I'm passionate about these scenes, it is very interesting to see how life takes place in a civilization so far and different from ours. The quality of the shot is perfect.
A warm hug
Bluejeans (64247) 2011-01-25 11:34
Ola Gerrit ,
Que interessante momento com estes ciclistas a passarem nesta estrada com estas casas bem simples , deve ser uma aventura fantástica cruzar estas aldeias :) , boas cores, belo ponto de visão , parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
pablominto (53744) 2011-02-17 1:44
I like this fine composition, showing some of the infrastructure in rural Togo!
Attractive composition with a strong sense of depth, a well balanced presentation...
The human factor is well taken care of..!
- Copyright: Gerrit van der Linden (Gerrit) (43775)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-01-26
- Camera: Canon EOS 400 D, Canon EF 18-200mm, B+W 62mm Circular Polarizer
- Exposure: f/7.1, 1/30 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2011-01-18 1:44