They are smearing their bodies with the same ochre mixture. Their mahogany skin glistens under the Namibian sun. They tell me this is their beautification ritual, and one of their distinguishing features. It strikes me that Mr Kataparo is in western clothing - khaki shorts and a blue check shirt. The irony is not lost on him - now a successful businessman, Mr Kataparo says he feels he needs to assimilate to fit in. "When I'm in traditional clothes outside the village, I get strange looks. I have a few businesses and people treat me with more respect when I look like them, they take me more seriously," he says. Image caption Himba people can attract unwarranted attention outside รองเท้า ผู้หญิง ยี่ห้อ ไหน ดี their villages The young men in this village see him as a sign of success - a poster boy of what's possible. He is torn by this influence, he says.