Interesting Cultures Around the World

Traveling is a form of creating awareness of underlying connections and associations with other cultures. Embracing different cultures breaks down cultural barriers and makes interacting with people from other backgrounds much easier. By exploring other cultures, we learn to respect each other. Some of the fascinating cultures around the world include;

Himba of Namibia

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The Himba are indigenous people; their population is estimated at 50,000 people. The Himba people are semi-nomadic pastoralist people, and they speak Otji Himba. They are predominantly livestock farmers and grow crops like maize and millet. The Himba people are famous for covering themselves with Otjize paste, a cosmetic mixture of butterfat and ochre pigment. This paste cleanses the skin over long periods due to water scarcity.