You you! PHOTO one birr - or the southern Ethiopia experience September 18th 2008 tribes
The main reason to go down south in Ethiopia (switch of your dirty mind, no pun intended) is to see the various local tribes. This should be accompanied by wish to get shaken and stirred in a Land Cruiser for hours on end on bad roads. It is a long drive down but very worth it.
The first tribe we saw were the Hamer people. They are subsistence farmers and are quite happy livin ... read more
Africa » Ethiopia » Southern Nations Region Unique among African countries, the ancient Ethiopian monarchy maintained its freedom from colonial rule, with the exception of the 1936-41 Italian occupation during World War II. In 1974 a military junta, the Derg, deposed Emperor Haile SELASSIE (wh... ... read more