Turmi, Ethiopia

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Turmi Travel Blogs (39)
The Karo and Body Art, Turmi, Ethiopia travel blog

The Karo and Body Art

A travel blog entry by shobhagopinath


It's 5am. It's dark and silent. The generator has not started yet. I was up first and with my torchlight on, set about getting ready for another drive through rough roads. (The generator kicked in shortly after as a special arrangement for our group ...

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


... 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 ...

The Running On The Bulls, Turmi, Ethiopia travel blog

The Running On The Bulls

A travel blog entry by tabasamu2010


Day 82 Today: 160 km Total: 14,835 km After our tiresome tyre day yesterday, we wanted to approach the day with lots of caution and not drive too fast with Mzee. Our guide thus recommended skipping a village across from a river (with a ferry involved) ...

Jumping Bulls & Whipping Women, Turmi, Ethiopia travel blog

Jumping Bulls & Whipping Women

A travel blog entry by shyam_t


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 ...