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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

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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 ...

Nice respite, but no water, Gonder, Ethiopia travel blog

Nice respite, but no water

A travel blog entry by harryabroad

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Strange place, we met up with Greg whom we met at Wim's House of Horrors and had a great evening. Visited the Castles dating from the late 16th century and it was nice and innocent. There was no real controls and we were free to wander around and photo ...

Adieu, Addis, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia travel blog

Adieu, Addis

A travel blog entry by eriklang

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... lots of tourists here from all over, so it’s been harder for me to just start talking to a fellow foreigner, unlike in Ethiopia.  While I’m happy for the hot showers and the clean bathrooms, I’ve got to tell you, I already sort of ...

Day 14 - Dilla, Dilla, Ethiopia travel blog

Day 14 - Dilla

A travel blog entry by charlesaclark

Hair: That Serbian guy who chases that American guy in Behind Enemy Lines Beard: That Serbian guy who chases that American guy in Behind Enemy Lines Distance Travelled: 2427km Frame of Mind: Culture Shocked Left Mega early and headed to Agere ...

A hot shower, what more could a girl ask for?, Lalibela, Ethiopia travel blog

A hot shower, what more could a girl ask for?

A travel blog entry by bonthorn

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Today was a day of varied scenery and temperature. At one point we were 3535 metres high, cold and windy. At another point we were staring into the deep gorges of the mountainside, dusty and damp from the long stretches of road construction. We ...

The tribe(s) has spoken, Jinka, Ethiopia travel blog

The tribe(s) has spoken

A travel blog entry by tabasamu2010

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Day 81 Today: 105 km Total: 14,675 km This morning we visited another village.  They had slaughtered a cow earlier in the morning and all the men was sitting in a group, eating.  The women were in the huts, working with the intestines of the ...

Thousand year old stone churches, Lalibela, Ethiopia travel blog

Thousand year old stone churches

A travel blog entry by gary.rosewarne

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We arrived in Lalibela late and immediately headed over to the local mini-pub to watch the Germany vs Greece Euro match.  We met our guide at around 9am, bought tickets for all the churches and we were off to check out some ...

Robe, Robe, Ethiopia travel blog

Robe

A travel blog entry by izzie

Robe ...

Dinsho, Dinsho, Ethiopia travel blog

Dinsho

A travel blog entry by izzie

Dinsho ...

Wondo Genet, Wondo Genet, Ethiopia travel blog

Wondo Genet

A travel blog entry by izzie

Wondo Genet ...

Shashamane, Shashamane, Ethiopia travel blog

Shashamane

A travel blog entry by izzie

Shashamane ...

Arba Minch, Arba Minch, Ethiopia travel blog

Arba Minch

A travel blog entry by izzie

Arba Minch ...

Jinka, Jinka, Ethiopia travel blog

Jinka

A travel blog entry by izzie

Jinka ...

Hamer village, Hamer village, Ethiopia travel blog

Hamer village

A travel blog entry by izzie

Hamer village ...

... campo profughi..., gambel, Ethiopia travel blog

... campo profughi...

A travel blog entry by sistercrystal

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Questa mattina sveglia alle 06.45 e alle 08.00 siamo andati nella nostra chiesa nuova bellissima a sentir la messa e ad assistere alla consegna di non so quanti rosari a delle donne che verranno battezzate domenica prossima con l'arrivo del vescovo Abba ...

Addis exodus, Kombolcha, Ethiopia travel blog

Addis exodus

A travel blog entry by bonthorn

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... a car with missing headlights. Our highest point passed today was 3800 metres! There is plenty of deforestation. And yet Ethiopia is still quite green and fertile. People dress differently here, many more head scarves are worn by women, men are ...

Replaced by robots + genetically-enhanced monkeys, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia travel blog

Replaced by robots + genetically-enhanced monkeys

A travel blog entry by genik

... (like a cross between a cow and a horse), dik diks, baboons, ground hornbills, bustards and of course, like everywhere in Ethiopia, emaciated cows and cocky goats. Blasting off photos and leaving the car to get a few meters from the zebra, we had a ...

Visits & Mt. Intoto, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia travel blog

Visits & Mt. Intoto

A travel blog entry by johnelliott

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13 April - Peering across the Addis Ababa panorama through a 5AM lense is an enchanting sight. As faint hints of daybreak restle with the stillness a growing symphony faintly begins. It's Sunday morning and the faithful across this city of 5.5 million ...

You, you, you!, Āykel, Ethiopia travel blog

You, you, you!

A travel blog entry by tabasamu2010

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... 8211; always a good idea to keep ones energy for a border crossing – today we’ll be leaving Sudan and entering Ethiopia.  The later than planned drive to the border was filled with lush green scenery and flowing rivers. We also got a ...

Gonder, Gonder, Ethiopia travel blog

Gonder

A travel blog entry by izzie

Gonder ...

Gonder, Gonder, Ethiopia travel blog

Gonder

A travel blog entry by izzie

Gonder ...

Gonder, Gonder, Ethiopia travel blog

Gonder

A travel blog entry by izzie

Gonder ...

Chenek camp, Chenek camp, Ethiopia travel blog

Chenek camp

A travel blog entry by izzie

Chenek camp ...

May 24- In Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia travel blog

May 24- In Addis Ababa

A travel blog entry by amberlinas

I'm doing loads of research and just got some great news that I will be able to add a couple of extra destinations to my travels- Kenya and Cairo! At 20-40$ round trip... how CAN you pass up this opportunity? Now I am in search of areas to volunteer in ...

Jumping Bulls & Whipping Women, Turmi, Ethiopia travel blog

Jumping Bulls & Whipping Women

A travel blog entry by shyam_t

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It was with much excitement that we set off for the Hamar village - remoteness measure: it took us almost an hour to cover the 12km to the village. Many other 4WDs with tourists were already there for this very public important event. This was going to ...

Day 17 Shashemene, Shashemene, Ethiopia travel blog

Day 17 Shashemene

A travel blog entry by charlesaclark

On way to Wendo ...

Last Day in Addis Ababa is Great!!!, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia travel blog

Last Day in Addis Ababa is Great!!!

A travel blog entry by teampandaheroes

... the hotel, it was 6:00PM. We were very tired and hungry from playing soccer so we ate our last wat and injera we would have in Ethiopia. When we finished it was 7:00PM. We lounged in the lobby and talked to the front desk lady until it was 9:00PM. We then ...

BVAWT016(b) - HAAB, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia travel blog

BVAWT016(b) - HAAB

A travel blog entry by bva

HAAB - Addis Abeba Bole International ...

The Cradle of Mankind, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia travel blog

The Cradle of Mankind

A travel blog entry by shobhagopinath

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... and home to Lucy, the 3.2 million year old hominid that has become the world’s most famous fossil. Lucy returned home to Ethiopia after a 5 year tour of the U.S. Sadly, the original bones are no longer displayed but a replica is kept in a glass ...

Hot Springs Need I say More!, Shashamane, Ethiopia travel blog

Hot Springs Need I say More!

A travel blog entry by harryabroad

No more needs to be said, dam it was nice in the ...

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