|In just a few weeks all this green will begin to die off.|
|Stalks of millet are transported from the fields.|
|This boy carried his 25L (6.6gallon) jerry can on his head for nearly half an |
hour before he stopped to take a break.
|Filling jerry cans from a well.|
|In Niger, even the millet knows how to be patient.|
|Grinding millet at the local mill.|
|The woman on the left is carrying millet stalks on her head.|
|A new friend along the road.|
|This old man offered to give us a ride home on his motorcycle once he|
dropped off his harvest at home.
|During the harvest, everyone chips in to help, no matter how young . . .|
|. . . or old.|
|Pounding the millet grain off of the stalks.|
|My favorite photo of the day . . . this old woman came up and started flicking my camera until I agreed to take her photo.|
And she made me promise several times that I'd come back and bring her a print as soon as I 'wash' the pictures.