The Wild West town of Nyangatom

Ethiopia

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These are members of the Nyangatom (Yangatom)/Bumi (Bume) tribe, who live in the far south of Ethiopia, very close to the South Sudan border, where I visited with them (they also live in South Sudan). Read more

Facebook is so over…in Koricho

Ethiopia

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I had such a great day visiting the Karo tribe.

First of all, my local guide/translator, Hadish, was hot and funny.

With my schoolgirl crush at my side, I reached Koricho, a Karo settlement a few hours drive from Turmi, Ethiopia.

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The nuns of Alga

ETHIOPIA

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I spent the afternoon wandering around this tiny village called Alga (which is near a tiny market town called Jinka), where I stayed a couple of nights. Read more

The Desanech Tribe of Ethiopia

Ethiopia

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One of the tougher trips I made was to visit the Desanech (Dassanech) tribe who live in the extreme southwest of Ethiopia, about 20-25 km from the Kenyan border.   Read more