Children around the world

 

 

Nepal 2009
In the Himalaya, during the summer, many families move to temporary shelters in high altitude grazing grounds for yaks, called kharkas. Daily, they milk their female yaks, called naks, making butter and cheese from the milk. This picture shows a Tamang boy and his mother, sitting near the kitchen fire in a stone dwelling at Dukpu Kharka, Langtang National Park, Nepal. – Read more about yaks on this website, see Animals: Animals as servants of Man. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Sri Lanka 1974-75
Sinhalese girl, Sri Lanka. The Sinhalese are a people from North India, who, in the 6th Century B.C., conquered most of Sri Lanka, creating an advanced civilization, comprising several competing kingdoms. – Read more about the Sinhalese people on this website, see Travel episodes: Sri Lanka 1974 – Among the Veddas. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Everest 2010a
Hiking towards the 3530-metre-high Lamjura Pass in eastern Nepal, I passed these children, who were playing outside their home. As Nepalese children will often do, they shouted something after me. When I went up to photograph them, they suddenly became very silent, watching my doings with deep interest. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Guatemala 1998
“Grandfather, something is wrong with my bicycle!” – Antigua, Guatemala. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Sri Lanka 1974-75
This boy in Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka, makes a living as a snake charmer, playing his flute to make a cobra (Naja naja) ‘dance’. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Cambodia 2009
Little Khmer boy, drinking from a coconut, Angkor, Cambodia. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Tibet 1987
During a visit to the Tashilhunpo Monastery, Shigatse, Tibet, this little girl, who is wearing a fancy hat, has fallen asleep on her grandmother’s back. – Read more about the Tashilhunpo Monastery, and about Tibet in general, on this website, see Travel episodes: Tibet 1987 – Tibetan summer. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Taiwan 2016a
Song Lin tribal artwork near Wanda, Wushe, central Taiwan: Mosaic, depicting a child with tattooed face. – More pictures of Taiwanese tribal people, and of their art, are found on this website, see Gallery: People – Tribals of Taiwan. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Nordindien 1991
Little girl, dressed in her best finery, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Nepal 2008 
Newar woman with her granddaughter, Kathmandu, Nepal. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Costa Rica-2
Little girl in her finest dress, Tortuguero, Limón, Costa Rica. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Sjælland 1969-2005
This one-year-old boy is enjoying a bath in the kitchen sink, Copenhagen, Denmark. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Nordindien 1997
Muslim girls in the city of Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, India. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Taiwan 2009
This little boy covers his ears, when fireworks explode during a Daoist festival for the Mother Goddess Mazu, taking place in the town of Pitou, Taiwan. – Read more about Daoism on this website, see Religion: Daoism in Taiwan. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Zambia 1993
Boys of the Bena Kabende tribe, Manokola, Zambia. The smallest one is smeared in mud. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Nepal 1985
When I wanted to photograph this little girl in the Marsyangdi Valley, Nepal, she became shy, hiding her mouth behind her shawl. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Frankrig-Spanien 2007 
Little girls, Paris. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Ethiopien 1996
Boy, peeping through a fence, Negelle, Ethiopia. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Jylland 1977-90 
On a forest walk, this little girl got tired and is now sleeping in the child carrier on her father’s back. –Denmark. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Bali-Lombok 2012
Little boys, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. The smallest one is a bit wary of me. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Nepal 1985
Hindu girl, Marsyangdi Valley, central Nepal. On her forehead, she wears a red tika mark with rice kernels, which are only applied to tika marks during certain Hindu festivals. – Read more about Hindu festivals on this website, see Travel episodes: India 1991 – Attending Hindu festivals in Rajasthan. About Hinduism in general, see Religion: Hinduism. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Guizhou 2009
Boys of the Ih tribe, playing with a wheelbarrow, Guizhou Province, China. – More pictures of Chinese tribal people are found on this website, see Gallery: People – Tribals of China. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Bali 2015 
Boys, running down a road, Kintamani, Bali, Indonesia. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Guizhou-Yunnan 2007
Shuei tribal woman, carrying her child in a traditional backpack, Guizhou Province, China. – More pictures of Chinese tribal people are found on this website, see Gallery: People – Tribals of China. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Asien 1977-78
School boys in their class room, Aqaba, Jordan. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Indien 2003
Muslim children in the Thar Desert, Rajasthan, India. A white paste has been applied to their face to protect the skin against the fierce sun. – Read more about the Thar Desert on this website, see Travel episodes: India 2003 – Camel safari in the Thar Desert. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Kirgisien 1999 
Boys of different races can be the best of friends, in this case a Russian (left) and a Kyrghiz. – Karakol, Kyrgizstan. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Nepal 2013
Limbu girls, doing homework, Hangdewa, near Taplejung, eastern Nepal. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Guizhou-Yunnan 2007
Yi tribal woman, clad in traditional dress, visit a market, carrying her child on her back, Yuanyang, Yunnan Province, China. – More pictures of Chinese tribal people are found on this website, see Gallery: People – Tribals of China. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Nordindien 1991
A very unusual ‘school bus’ – a pushcart, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Taiwan 2012a
While on a day-trip to a plantation of persimmons (Diospyros kaki), these school children assist in peeling the fruits, in order for them to be dried. – Xinpu, Taiwan. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Zambia 1993 
Unga school boys in their class room, Bwalya Mponda, Ncheta Island, Bangweulu Swamps, Zambia. – Read more about the Unga people on this website, see Countries and places: Bangweulu – where water meets the sky. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Nepal 1985
Girl, carrying fodder, Marsyangdi Valley, central Nepal. Note the sickle in her hand, which she used to cut the grass. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Guizhou-Yunnan 2007 
Young woman and child of the Yi people, Yuanyang, Yunnan Province, China. – More pictures of Chinese tribal people are found on this website, see Gallery: People – Tribals of China. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Cambodia 2010
Khmer girl, three years old, proudly showing her new school uniform, Siem Reap, Cambodia. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Indien 2003 
This Muslim and his children are enjoying the evening, sitting on a sand dune near the village of Bambara, in the heart of the Thar Desert, Rajasthan, India. – Read more about Bambara and the Thar Desert on this website, see Travel episodes: India 2003 – Camel safari in the Thar Desert. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Zambia 1993
Unga tribal woman and children, catching fish in a big basket, near Chibundi, Bangweulu Swamps, Zambia. The children will try to shoo fish towards the woman, who is holding the basket beneath the surface, lifting the basket, when fish are above it. – Read more about the Unga people on this website, see Countries and places: Bangweulu – where water meets the sky. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Ladakh 2000 
An elderly woman with her grandson, Umlung, Ladakh, India. – In the Himalaya, grandparents are highly respected, and they often participate in the upbringing of their grandchildren. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Nepal 1991a
It is often the duty of Himalayan girls, however young, to take care of their smaller siblings, while their mother is busy elsewhere. – Chichila, Arun Valley, E Nepal. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Kanariske Øer 2006
Kanariske Øer 2006
Kanariske Øer 2006
Little girls, dressed up for a carnival, Los Christianos, Tenerife, Canary Islands. (Photos copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Sydasien 1980
Hindu girls, Trisuli Valley, Nepal. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Sydasien 1976-77 
Vedda children, eastern Sri Lanka. Veddas are the aboriginal people of Sri Lanka, thought to be of mixed Negrito and Australoid origin. – Read more about Veddas on this website, see Travel episodes: Sri Lanka 1974 – Among the Veddas. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Annapurna 2007
This elderly Gurung man in the Kali Gandaki Valley, Annapurna, central Nepal, is taking care of his grandchildren. Their parents are probably busy, working in the fields. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Asien 1977-78 
Little Arab boys also have secrets. – Azraq, Jordan. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Ethiopien 1996
Tribal girl with a peculiar hairstyle, Nechisar National Park, Ethiopia. – More pictures of Ethiopian tribal people are found on this website, see Gallery: People – Tribals of Ethiopia. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Tanzania 1989 
This boy has caught a young African broadbill (Smithornis capensis), now carrying it on his head. – Litipo Forest, Tanzania. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Asien 1977-78
Peasant boys, Kot Sabzal, Sind, Pakistan. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Zambia 1993 
Unga tribal boy, punting his canoe along a river channel, Bangweulu Swamps, Zambia. To the right is dense vegetation, mostly papyrus (Cyperus papyrus) and reed (Phragmites australis). – Read more about the Unga people on this website, see Countries and places: Bangweulu – where water meets the sky. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Bali 2009
During a Hindu temple festival near Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, these small boys are playing with a drum. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Jylland 1991-95 
This little boy is splashing in a puddle after heavy rain, Jutland, Denmark. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Sydøstasien 1975
Punan girls, pounding rice on the veranda of a longhouse, Sarawak, Borneo. – Read more about the Punan people on this website, see Travel episodes: Borneo 1975 – Canoe trip with Punan tribals. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Nepal 1994-95 
This village boy is enjoying himself, playing a simple flute, made from a thin bamboo stem. – Basantapur, E Nepal. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Asien 1972-73
Iranian boy, Bandar Shah, Caspian Sea. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Comorerne 1988 
These little girls are helping their mother, peeling cooking bananas, Moroni, Grande Comore, Comoro Islands. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Costa Rica-2
Children on swings in evening light, Tortuguero, Limón, Costa Rica. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Asien 1972-73 
It is often the duty of Iraqi girls, however young, to take care of a smaller sibling. – Hamar, southern Iraq. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Jylland 1966-76
Little boy, playing with a bucket, Jutland, Denmark. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Annapurna 2007
School girls of different races can easily be friends. The girl to the left is of Mongolian origin, while the other is Caucasian. – Lete, Kali Gandaki Valley, Annapurna, central Nepal. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Ethiopien 1996
Ethiopien 1996
Children, carrying sacks of fodder, Bahir Dar, Lake Tana, Ethiopia. (Photos copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Uttarakhand 2008 
This girl has been collecting ferns in the forest for her family’s evening meal, Asi Ganga Valley, Uttarakhand, India. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Zambia 1993
These Unga boys are helping a relative, pulling his fishing nets out of the water into their canoe. – Bangweulu Swamps, Zambia. – Read more about the Unga people on this website, see Countries and places: Bangweulu – where water meets the sky. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Asien 1977-78 
Village boys, Keoladeo National Park, Rajasthan, India. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Ethiopien 1996
Ethiopien 1996
Amharic herding boys, Chacha, Ethiopia. (Photos copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Ladakh 2000 
This little Ladakhi girl is playing an ancient game. She throws several pebbles into the air, trying to grab more pebbles from the ground before catching the falling ones. – Markha Valley, Ladakh, India. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Fyn 1967-2004
Despite being somewhat sunburned, this little boy is enjoying his sandwich on the beach. – Denmark. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Cambodia 2010 
Khmer girl, taking care of her infant brother, Angkor, Cambodia. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Guatemala 1998
Little street vendor, selling souvenirs, Antigua, Guatemala. – Read more about Guatemala on this website, see Travel episodes: Guatemala 1998: Country of the Mayans. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Sydlige Afrika 1996-97 
Unga tribal woman, breast-feeding her twins, Kasoma Lunga, Bangweulu Swamps, Zambia. – Read more about the Unga people on this website, see Countries and places: Bangweulu – where water meets the sky. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Jylland 1967-76
Danish postcard from c. 1920, depicting a little girl, dressed up for a studio photograph. (Photo: Public domain)

 

 

Sydlige Afrika 1996-97
Little Achewa boy, enjoying his bath, Otter Point, near Cape Maclear, south-western shore of Lake Malawi. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Jylland 1996-99 
Little girls, playing with flower pots in a wash tub, Jutland, Denmark. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Tanzania 1990
Thumbs up! – Little girl from Lindi, southern Tanzania. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Guizhou-Yunnan 2007 
Little boy, playing on a toy police motorcycle, Guiyang, Guizhou Province, China. Note his fancy hairstyle. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Sydindien 1997-98
Gadaba tribal girl and her grandfather, near Jeypore, Odisha (Orissa), India. – More pictures of Indian tribal people are found on this website, see Gallery: People – Tribals of India. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Asien 1972-73 
Boy, twelve years old, of the Lur tribe, south-western Iran. – Read more about the Lur people on this website, see Travel episodes: Iran 1973 – In the mountains of Luristan. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Nepal 1998
This boy is ploughing a field with oxen, while his mother walks behind him, sowing maize kernels one by one. – Besisahar, Marsyangdi Valley, Annapurna, central Nepal. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Guizhou-Yunnan 2007 
Yi tribal girl, playing with bits of banana leaves, used by her parents to wrap around goods, which they sell at a market in Yuanyang, Yunnan Province, China. – More pictures of Chinese tribal people are found on this website, see Gallery: People – Tribals of China. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Nordindien 1991
A wandering musician and his son enjoy a break outside the Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. The musician has only one leg – the artificial one is seen to the right. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Zambia 1993 
This girl of the Unga tribe, who is living in a temporary fishing village in the Bangweulu Swamps, Zambia, carries lake water in a big bowl. – Read more about the Unga people on this website, see Countries and places: Bangweulu – where water meets the sky. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Nordindien 1997
This little Muslim girl is helping her mother harvesting saffron flowers, Pampur, Kashmir, India. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Ethiopien 1996 
Shy Amharic herding girl, Chacha, Ethiopia. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Tanzania 1990
Near Lake Natron, northern Tanzania, we met these Masai boys, wearing elaborate head ornaments, adorned with ostrich feathers, bits of brightly coloured cloth, and small birds, which the boys themselves had killed. This ornament indicates that soon the boys will go through initiation ceremonies to become morani (warriors). – One of the boys seems to make fun of us with his club! (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Himachal Pradesh 2007 
Wait for me! – Bringing home her family’s cows shortly before dusk, this girl holds on to a cow’s tail. Usually, cattle owners do not let their animals graze out at night for fear of attacks from wolves or bears. – Kaza, Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Sydlige Afrika 1996-97
Little Achewa girl, Chembe, Lake Malawi. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Guatemala 1998 
This little girl, clad in traditional dress, is helping her mother washing clothes, Santa Catarina Palomo, Lago Atitlan, Guatemala. – Read more about Guatemala on this website, see Travel episodes: Guatemala 1998: Country of the Mayans. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Nepal 1991
This girl is carrying a basket, laden with fodder for her family’s buffaloes, Sankhu, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Sydindien 1997-98
Shy Mali tribal girls in a village near Jeypore, Odisha (Orissa), India. – More pictures of Indian tribal people are found on this website, see Gallery: People – Tribals of India. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Sydøstasien 1975 
This Minangkabau tribal boy has been sprayed with mud from working in a paddyfield, Kotubaru, Sumatra, Indonesia. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Jylland 1977-90
This little girl is sitting in a field of dandelions (Taraxacum officinale), investigating a flower, Jutland, Denmark. – Read more about dandelion on this website, see Traditional medicine: Taraxacum officinale. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Nordindien 1991 
Little girl, carrying water in a brass jar, near Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Tanzania 1993
Little boys, playing on the beach, Bwejuu, Zanzibar, Tanzania. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Guizhou-Yunnan 2007 
Giggling school girls, Guiyang, Guizhou Province, China. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Indonesien 1985
Sasak tribal girl, carrying embers in a bowl, Senaru, Lombok, Indonesia. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Sydlige Afrika 1996-97 
Happy little Achewa boy on his way out into the world, Chembe, Lake Malawi. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Guatemala 1998
Carrying a smaller sibling on her back, this girl is bringing goods to a market in Antigua, Guatemala. – Read more about Guatemala on this website, see Travel episodes: Guatemala 1998: Country of the Mayans. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Asien 1977-78 
For thousands of years, the Madan lived in the marshes of southern Iraq, until the regime of Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti (1979-2003) put an end to their way of life by draining the marshes, as a retaliation for the Madan siding with the Americans during the First Gulf War (1990-1991). This picture of a Madan father and son was taken in 1977, prior to the destruction of this area. – Read more about this interesting wetland on this website, see Travel episodes: Iraq 1973 – The hospitable mudir, and Iraq 1973 – Dust storm and sheep’s head. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Island 1989-91
This little boy is assisting his parents, rounding up sheep at Fnjóská, near Akureyri, Iceland. Most of the year, the sheep roam the mountains freely, but when winter is approaching, they are driven into a large enclosure and divided up according to owners, using ear-marks, after which they are driven back to the farms on lorries. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Sydindien 2008
Kindergarten children, Mukkali, Kerala, India. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Zambia 1993
Unga tribal girls, pounding cassava roots (Manihot esculenta) to make flour, Ncheta Island, Bangweulu Swamps, Zambia. – Read more about the Unga people on this website, see Countries and places: Bangweulu – where water meets the sky. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Nepal 1994
Newar woman with her son, Bungamati, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. The boy is wearing a topi, a typical Newari style hat. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Jylland 1977-90 
On a forest walk, this little girl got tired and is now riding on her mother’s shoulders. – Jutland, Denmark. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Ladakh 2000
In areas dominated by Tibetan Buddhism, or Lamaism, many boys spend longer or shorter periods of time as apprentices in local monasteries, called gompas. These boys are apprentices in the monastery at Lamayuru, Ladakh, India. – Read more about Lamaism on this website, see Religion: Buddhism. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Alperne 2016a
A very young courting couple. Wearing local dress, they participate in a music festival in the village of Prägraten, Virgen Valley, Tyrol, Austria. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Ladakh 2000
Father and son of the Ruktis tribe, living as nomads in summer. – Pulo Konka La, Ladakh, India. – More pictures of Indian tribal people are found on this website, see Gallery: People – Tribals of India. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Sydlige Afrika 1996-97 
Happy Achewa children, bathing near Cape Maclear, south-western shore of Lake Malawi. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Sydindien 1997-98
Young Sabara tribal woman with her infant son, Sabari River, Odisha (Orissa), India. – More pictures of Indian tribal people are found on this website, see Gallery: People – Tribals of India. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Asien 1972-73 
Herding boys, Luristan, south-western Iran. Two of them are clad in traditional herders’ huge felt cloaks. – Read more about Luristan on this website, see Travel episodes: Iran 1973 – In the mountains of Luristan. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Sydlige Afrika 1996-97
Shy little girl, clinging to her brother’s shoulder, Chinsanka, Zambia. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Sydlige Afrika 1996-97 
This boy has paddled his dug-out canoe out to a ferry on Lake Malawi, hoping to sell a few mangoes to passengers. Soon a furious haggling over the price begins, and when the two parties have come to an agreement, the fruits are handed up, and coins are tossed into the canoe. – Read more about Lake Malawi on this website, see Travel episodes: Malawi 1997 – A three-day ferry cruise on Lake Malawi. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Sydøstasien 1975
Batak tribal children have fun, bringing home water buffaloes after work in the paddyfields. – Tomok, Samosir Island, Sumatra, Indonesia. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Myanmar 2007 
Father and son, central Myanmar. A white paste has been applied to the child’s face, made from branches of the orange jessamine tree, or thanaka (Murraya paniculata), to protect his skin against the sun, and to make it smooth. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Nordindien 1982
Boys, carrying loads of empty sacks, Lata, Uttarakhand, India. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Island 1989-91 
A boy and his dog, watching rounding-up of sheep, Fnjóská, near Akureyri, Iceland. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Sydasien 1978-79
Little boy, playing in a basket, Kathmandu, Nepal. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Bali 2015
Little boy – large gun, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Ladakh 2000
Tibetan boy from the Markha Valley, Ladakh, India. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Nepal 1991a 
This girl is carrying home a load of foliage from the forest to be used as fodder for her family’s cows. – Navagaon, Arun Valley, eastern Nepal. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Sydindien 1997-98
Sabara tribal boy, Sabari River, Odisha (Orissa), India. – More pictures of Indian tribal people are found on this website, see Gallery: People – Tribals of India. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Bornholm 1977-96 
This mother is busy filming with her video camera, while her child is more interested in the photographer’s doings. – Bornholm, Denmark. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Nepal 1985
Children in the Himalaya are accustomed to work from an early age. These boys are carrying firewood to their home in Chame, Marsyangdi Valley, Annapurna, central Nepal. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Asien 1972-73 
Mother and daughter of the Lur tribe, south-western Iran. – Read more about the Lur people on this website, see Travel episodes: Iran 1973 – In the mountains of Luristan. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Sydindien 1997-98
Paraja tribal girl, her hair adorned with flowers, selling peas at a market in Tanginiguda, Odisha (Orissa), India. – More pictures of Indian tribal people are found on this website, see Gallery: People – Tribals of India. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Ethiopien 1996 
‘Is he dangerous?’ this baby on his mother’s back seems to think. – Lalibela, Ethiopia. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Norden 1992-98
Children, participating in celebrating the Midsummer’s Festival, Himmelsberga, Öland, Sweden. The girl is wearing a flower garland around her hair. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Nordindien 1982 
School girl, wearing her school bag strapped around her forehead, Leh, Ladakh, India. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Nepal 1998
This little boy is doing his very best to help his mother, bringing firewood to her kitchen. A chicken is surveying his efforts. – Shyabru, Langtang National Park, central Nepal. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Island-Færøerne 1999 
Little boy, admiring a golden plover chick (Pluvialis apricaria), Laxádal, northern Iceland. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Tibet 1987
This boy from Shigatse, Tibet, wears a natural ’scarf’ around his neck – dirt! (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Myanmar 2007 
Children from central Myanmar. A white paste has been applied to their face, made from branches of the orange jessamine tree, or thanaka (Murraya paniculata), to protect their skin against the sun, and to make it smooth. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Nordindien 1997
Young Muslim beauties, Pahalgam, Kashmir, India. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Østafrika 1994-95 
Little Bantu girl, carrying fruits, Kambuga, Uganda. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Cambodia 2009
Khmer children, playing outside their home, Banteay Srey, Angkor, Cambodia. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Nordindien 1985-86
On a chilly morning in the Thar Desert, Rajasthan, India, father and son are warming themselves at a small fire. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Skandinavien 2001-14 
Girl, admiring rock carvings from the Bronze Age, Vitlycke, Bohuslän, Sweden. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Sri Lanka 1974-75
This boy is climbing a coconut palm (Cocos nucifera) to pick coconuts, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Sydindien 1997-98 
Bhokta tribal children during a lesson in a village school, near Bodhgaya, Bihar, India. – More pictures of Indian tribal people are found on this website, see Gallery: People – Tribals of India. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Island-Færøerne 1999
Happy little boy, dressed for cold weather, Þingvellir, Iceland. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

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Shy young girls, one of them with a peculiar hairstyle. Lalibela, Ethiopia. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Sydøstasien 1975
Little children, playing with a gate. The girl wears no trousers at all, and the boy will soon drop his. – Bangkok, Thailand. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Taiwan 2008
Taiwan 2008
Taiwan 2008
Bunung tribal girls, Dilih, Taiwan. – More pictures of Taiwanese tribal people are found on this website, see Gallery: People – Tribals of Taiwan. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Tanzania 1988
This boy, carrying an ax, is on his way into the forest to gather firewood, Salale, Rufiji River, Tanzania. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Ethiopien 1996 
Oromo children, herding cattle, west of Dinsho, Bale Mountains, Ethiopia. – More pictures of Ethiopian tribal people are found on this website, see Gallery: People – Tribals of Ethiopia. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Tibet 1987
Tibetan woman from Shigatse, Tibet. Her child is wearing a fancy hat. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Zambia 1993
Most women of the Unga tribe, living in the Bangweulu Swamps, Zambia, wrap a gaily coloured cloth, called chitenge, around their waist. Babies are always carried in a chitenge. – Read more about the Unga people on this website, see Countries and places: Bangweulu – where water meets the sky. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Tyrkiet 2006
Tyrkiet 2006
Children, bathing in a natural pool on a terrace, consisting of deposited calcium bicarbonate. – Pamukkale, western Turkey. (Photos copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

USA 2002-10 
This little boy is well supplied with gear for catching water creatures. – Shu Swamp, Long Island, United States. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Sri Lanka 1974-75
Little Sinhalese girl, playing on a rocking horse, Horana, Sri Lanka. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Yunnan 2007 
Girls of the Bai minority, clad in traditional dress, pose for tourists, Dali, Yunnan Province, China. – More pictures of Chinese tribal people are found on this website, see Gallery: People – Tribals of China. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Sydlige Afrika 1996-97
These boys are selling edible mushrooms along the road, Serenje, Zambia. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

Bali 2009
Children in a playground, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)

 

 

(Uploaded August 2016)

 

(Revised continuously)