Mali - As it is traditional amongst the Fulani women, the tattoo around her mouth indicates that she is married and is designed to make her less attractive to other men. The large golden earrings are also common among Fulani women.
This little boy is from a tribe in Ethiopia who's lands and life style are hidden away from civilization but becoming a tourist destination. It's part of their culture to paint themselves differently each day.
In my opinion, this is one of the most beautiful women I have ever seen. Runway models have nothing on her. The age and wisdom along with the graceful beauty and power of this woman is just stunning. I would love to sit and talk with her