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This is my 'almost adopted' Karo child  
   

This is my 'almost adopted' Karo child

Painting Faces with the Karo tribe

July 1st 2019
Our third tribe visit took on quite a different approach - it was predominantly a photo stop. The Karo tribe live in a very isolated settlement overlooking the east bank of the impressive Omo River, with the 2 hour drive from our lodge at Turmi through pretty rough terrain and not passing through a single village or settlement. The main crops grown by them are sorghum, maize and beans. But their m ... read more
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20th July 2019

Ethiopia: The Karo...Handsome is an Art Form
We found the Karo the friendliest of the Omo Valley tribes. Seems with this little fella you know what I mean. Check out my blog of the above name of our bond with the Karo that made our day.
20th July 2019

Ethiopian Tribes
Thanks David. Enjoyed your Omo Valley blogs - you have good memories given it was 8 years ago now. You clearly spent longer with each tribe than us and from the number of your pics, you might have invested more money in them too. Of our 6 tribe visits, the Hamar and Mursi were disappointing (especially when I check out yours and other people's blogs) but the other 4 were informative and friendly.

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