Omorate, Ethiopia

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Omorate Travel Blogs (7)
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 ...

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 ...

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 ...