Chencha

Chencha, Ethiopia

Travel Blogs from Chencha

Chencha Travel Blogs (16)
DETAINED, Omorate, Ethiopia travel blog

DETAINED

A travel blog entry by bonthorn

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... , 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 ...

Turmi - Day 6 of 10 - Omo Valley Trip, Turmi, Ethiopia travel blog

Turmi - Day 6 of 10 - Omo Valley Trip

A travel blog entry by bigadventure05

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... not a tourist spectacle, it is a marriage rite. They make some giant urns of coffee. Coffee originated in Ethiopia and coffee ceremonies are an important part of life here. They perform a 'whipping ceremony' where the ...

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 ...

To Jinka: Day 3 of 10 day Omo Valley trip, Jinka, Ethiopia travel blog

To Jinka: Day 3 of 10 day Omo Valley trip

A travel blog entry by bigadventure05

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Arba Minch to Jinka (via Konso and Weyto) Drove about 3 hours around the south coast of Lake Chamoh to Konso where we took a tea break at a hotel. It was about the muddiest town I've ever seen (maybe a time of year thing?). We didn't really visit ...