Travel Blogs from Omorate, Ethiopia

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Day trip to Omorate - Day 7 of 10 Omo Valley Trip, Omorate, Ethiopia travel blog

Day trip to Omorate - Day 7 of 10 Omo Valley Trip

A travel blog entry by bigadventure05


Today we are making a side trip to visit the Galeb tribe. 1 1/2 hour drive each way from Turmi to their village of Omorate. To reach their village one must cross the Omo River in a dugout canoe. Not just a canoe, a real dugout made from a single ...

Crazy Canoes & Bottle-cap Bouffant, Omorate, Ethiopia travel blog

Crazy Canoes & Bottle-cap Bouffant

A travel blog entry by shyam_t


... 6AM after a full breakfast. Tribe for today - the Dassanech. We drove almost two hours towards the Kenyan border to the Omorate, where the Omo River enters Lake Turkana. There was a stop to record our passport details though there was no Kenyan ...

DETAINED, Omorate, Ethiopia travel blog


A travel blog entry by bonthorn


... , handshakes all around, gates opened, we were off again. Big sigh of relief. At exactly 15:13, we crossed over into Ethiopia. No border police controls, no immigration, no customs, nothing. Just sand and bare trees and some goats and a few tin huts ...

Gun for Hire and lots of mud, Omorate, Ethiopia travel blog

Gun for Hire and lots of mud

A travel blog entry by harryabroad


Day 4, awoke to a magnificent sunrise packed up and negotiated with the National Parks people to enter the park.. dam African parks are expensive.. Faced with no choice, given going back 30kms was not going to happen, we headed off. Now in the past ...

People of the Delta, Omorate, Ethiopia travel blog

People of the Delta

A travel blog entry by shobhagopinath


It was a two hour drive to Omorate, just 28km away from the Kenyan border. We were visiting the Dassanech tribe and to get to their village we had to take a boat across the Omo River. Our transport came in the form of a unique 'S' shaped dugout canoe. To ...

Omorate, Omorate, Ethiopia travel blog


A travel blog entry by izzie

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Turmi - Omorate - Turmi, Omorate, Ethiopia travel blog

Turmi - Omorate - Turmi

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs


Der Besuch beim Dasenech Stamm beginnt eigentlich recht verheißungsvoll, nach etwa 2 Stunden und 70 km erreichen wir Omorate, das, Nomen est Omen, am Omo Fluss liegt und wir setzen in Einbäumen auf das andere Ufer über. Dann beginnt aber der Albtraum. ...

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