O D G E R B O S C H
JOURNEYS THROUGH ANGOLA
A bombed out house, used for accomodation, in Ondjiva, during the
Ondjiva.A bombed building, destroyed during the civil war, which has
been fenced and had a garden planted around it, and now, is a memorial
in the city.
A young girl, has her hair braided, in refugee camp, in Caxito, about
from the capital, Luanda.
A young boy stands in the smouldering ashes, after an area of forest
to clear for agriculture, after people who had been in refugee camps,
returned to the
town of Muxualando, in central Angola.
A man, pushing his "trotinette", a scooter made out of
carrying a load of maize meal, and charcoal, between the cities of
and Huambo. In the background is a group of hills called, "Mama
or the pregnant, woman.
The enormous Cristo Rei statue that looks over the city of Lubango,
from the adjacent escarpment.
This statue was one of 3 made, the other two went to Rio De Janiero,
and to Lisbon.
The city centre. Luanda was originally built for less than 200000
people, but now has
a population of more than 1500000, and so, suffers badly from
overcrowding. But after
more than two decades of civil war, infrastructure, services, trade and
reimerging, bolstered by the country's wealth in oil and diamonds.
Young men, riding their "trotinette's", scooters made out of wood, and
capable of carrying huge loads, especially on downhill runs, in the
town of Gabela. These guys, are transporting cases of beer, and
Young boys make the best of what they've got using trees and planks of
as a gym in the southern town of Ongiva.
A school, in the bush, in a former UNITA base camp, near Ionde, in
Kuando Kubango Province
Satellite television dishes on the peninsula, called the Ilha,in
Luanda, with a fishing boat
on the atlantic ocean in the background.
The Marginal, or waterfont area around the bay, in Luanda, the capital
city. It is eventually hoped that this area will be a tourism drawcard.
A boy plays with a self-made wire car, as a truck drives by, on a road
near Ongiva, the capital of the province of Kunene,