“Short Story Long”, a.k.a., “The Adventures of Lee Litumbe” … (Part 4), The Lompoul Desert, Africa

…one "Nomad" [myself] "non-vicariously" 🙂 enjoying the travels of another nomad [Lee Litumbe]

I've turned down perhaps 30 people and organizations trying to do some sort of advertising and/or promotion on my website, I'll keep saying, this website will be forever Ad-Free, because I'll never let anyone control the style and imagery I present ("Pop-up Ads" mess up my artistic expression 🙂 )

……though I find ways to give a "plug" to someone when I'm inspired.

And Lee Litumbe, with her Spirited Pursuit Website, is to me, like "Inspiration on Steroids", so let me "creatively" give her some free Advertisement for her Her internet store called Marché ……

…….seamlessly fused into post on her travel adventure to the Lompoul Desert Lodge in Senegal.

This dress, called the Lompoul Maxi Dress – Lemon, that Lee is sporting in these Lompoul Desert shots, is part of the clothing line of  " Marché " , Lee's internet "Digital Concept Store"…….

….where her clothes and other handcrafted items, inspired by her travel adventures, are sold.

This is not the first time I've heard of the concept, but I always love to hear when people are doing it, that being using local, rural crafters and vendors…….

…….and bringing their products to cyber-markets, helping the people in these Co-Op type enterprises better their lives, help feed their families, and otherwise, get money in their pockets.

Some of the "non-Female Clothing" items are so cool, I gotta pick up a few things myself, I love  African/Ethnic Design, but when something is done very smooth and subtle.

For example, Lee's  Aladdin Hamper Baskets will look awesome in my bathroom,  and the Poupée Fan pictured below, will be a cool conversation piece sitting on my desk……

[below] the Poupée fan, for sale on Marché (…. Marché is Lee Litumbe's internet store)

And I love Lee's Colored Winged Bolga Tote Bags, [pictured below] which won't be for me , but will be a cool gift for the next Nubian Sista' up here in Seattle that "tickles my fancy"……….

…….and ignites my soul with that "Queen of Sheba", Black Woman's energy 🙂

[below] Colored Winged Bolga Tote bags, for sale on Marché (….. Marché is Lee Litumbe's internet store)

 

Check out Lee Litumbe's full, "Short Story Long"…..

…..Her full story on how Marché (her internet store) was born, with this amazing backdrop of the Lompoul Desert photo shoot, is no longer on her site  where other travel stories are, so I'm not sure hat is going on there. The full story may be moved to another location on her site where I can't find it.

Nonetheless, my purchases from  Her internet store, Marché, will be partially for my ongoing support Black Business and Black Entrepreneurs, but the main reason, is it is really "Cool Stuff" !!!!! 

Like I always say, if we don't support each other, who will? 🙂

 

Thanks Lee for still another dose of my favorite Medicine, INSPIRATION!!!!!

 

About Lee Litumbe…….

Created by Lee Litumbe from her passion for travel, photography, and storytelling, Spirited Pursuit strives to be a visual experience and inspiration source for the travel lover. In an effort to provide a platform for others to share their individual perspectives, these stories focus on each person's first hand perception of cultures and destinations throughout the world – some from Lee's personal journeys, some from local experts and others from a community of spirited world travelers. A Cameroonian by birth, an American by upbringing, and a Nomad at heart, Lee has a deep rooted appreciation for a well-traveled and adventurous life; with every published story re-igniting her longing to experience and explore deeper into all that exists within the world.

 

[below] Lee Litumbe's "Spirited Pursuit" Video

 

Vatrena King: "Short Story Long"

(The official theme song for this series of posts)…the voice of this angel, Vatrena King, has inspired and sustained me through my own "nomad travels", I'm glad to finally give it a special place on my web-spot.  ENJOY!! 🙂

 

…click here or photo below for my Lee Litumbe Home Page, with more of Lee's travel stories in
"Short Story Long"
…the Travel Adventures of Lee Litumbe

Lee Litumbe's "Spirited Pursuit" Website here
Lee Litumbe's Facebook Page Here 
Lee Litumbe's Instragram Page here
Lee Litumbe's "Who is Lee Litumbe" Bio here

Lee Litumbe's Internet store " Marche' ", featuring her fashions and handcrafted accessories, crafted in her travel destinations, here

 

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“Body”, (Part 46)
a.k.a. “Little Red Corvette”
(…The “Fit in Red” Slideshow)

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Pinterest shuts down my Pinterest Page because of my Kolin Kaepernick article

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Grapefruit, Fennel, and Avocado Salad

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Michael B. Jordan Reveals his Body Transformation Secrets for “Creed” and “Black Panther”

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Moroccan Grilled Chicken Skewers

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“Music is the Best Medicine”
“Mr. Magic”
– Grover Washington Jr.
(….my Cover Version)

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Healthy Herb Fries

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Girl Talk:
Beauty Secrets from Africa
(Part 3)

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Orange and Avocado Salad

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Cool Fitness Gear!!!
(Part 4)

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Fifteen Creative Five Ingredient Smoothies

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Fifty+, Fit and Fabulous!!!
Angelique Miles, Age 53 !!!
Wellness “Influencer”

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Pan Fried Cod in a Citrus Basil Butter Sauce

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African American Men are at High Risk of ‘False Positives’ in Prostate Cancer Screening

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Cucumber Rolls with Creamy Avocado

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Beauty products marketed to Black Women more likely to contain toxic chemicals (…says a recent study)

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Hawaiian Chicken Burgers

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One Woman’s Journey into Fighting Acne With Essential Oils

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Grilled Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers

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Ballerina Misty Copeland’s
Five Ways She Eats, Trains and Lives Healthy

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Mediterranean Chopped Salad with Lemon Garlic Shrimp

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Men’s Natural Body Care
(…becoming an all-natural, GQ “Smooth Operator”)

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Farmer’s Market Salad

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Girl Talk: Natural Contraceptive Methods

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My Top 30 Superfood
“Power Rankings”
(….numbers 1 thru 10)

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“Loves Times Love”
(..a Bright Brooklyn Wedding Affair)

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Turmeric Fruit Salad

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Putting Monsanto in Your Vagina?
…Many Tampons Contaminated with Toxic Glyphosate Herbicide

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“Dutch Baby” Pancake Skillet w/Fried Egg and Salmon

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The Prostate Cancer Fighting “Fantastic Four” : Broccoli, Turmeric, Green Tea, Pomegranate

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Potato and Egg Bake w/Rosemary

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Toxin Levels in women drop sharply  just 3 days after switching to natural makeup  (…a recent study says)

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Cilantro Lime Chicken Thighs Skillet

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The “Gangster Gardener”
He plants food gardens on vacant lots all over South Central L.A.

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The “Green Goddess” Sandwich

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Men’s Health: Nutrients for Male Vitality and Well Being (Part 7)

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Portuguese Style Chicken Skewers

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“The Wanderlust Food Diaries”
“Grab Your Hat, Here We Go”
…to Bajacu Villa, Turks and Caicos
Menu: another Tropical Lunch

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“Hanging” With India Arie
…On St. Lucia Island, Caribbean
Menu: Vegetarian Kabobs

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Potato, Pepper, and Egg Skillet

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New Study Reveals Importance of Zinc in Prostate Health

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Summer Glow
“Buddha Bowl”

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Dinner and a Movie:
“Creed”
On the Menu: Healthy Philly Cheesesteak

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Buckwheat Pancakes

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Health and Safety Tips When Getting a Tattoo

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Healthy Oat Banana Waffles

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“Short Story Long”
(….The Travel Adventures of Lee Litumbe)

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See all articles in “The Healthy Chef’s Cookbook”
(The Art of Food)

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See all articles in “Eat Smart”
(The Science of Food)

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The GAIA Health Blog
Ranked in Top 100 Health Blogs!!!

…and top 100 Natural Food Blogs for 2018

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(BELOW) Links to my favorite sites who are ”Raging Against the Machine”
(and also some fun cooking blogs)

One Bold Soul: Artist and Writer

(…”Healthy but Smart” is one of the best websites I’ve found, if you want to find unbiased, informative, and understandable research and info on superfoods and so forth, to aid in taking your health back!!)

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(same name, different blog, no need to fight about it)

Real Food Freaks

Kim’s “Nutritionally Well”

THE PAST ON A PLATE
Special ‘shout out’ to this food blogger. Totally different style than me, but my favorite food blog in creativity. She inspired me to start my ‘Dinner and a Movie’ and “Wanderlust Food Diaries’ articles.

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