A typical Tsemay diva sitting stool in one hand, photo payment in the other. The utility belt holds emergency bead and feather replacements. During our long hours waiting, we got to see these dudes rush to the mirror at the local bar to preen themselves for photos as each potential tourist-carrying vehicle arrived.
A Cultural Tour through Ethiopia's Omo Valley November 17th 2005 People organize themselves in every imaginable way. In the Konso villages of southern Ethiopia's Omo Valley, everything is close and inside. 7-foot thick neatly stacked stone walls surround entire villages, offering protection from hyenas and other outsiders. Narrow stone pathways wind between houses packed tightly together. Every so often, when the village is bursting at the seams, another wall i ... read more
Africa » Ethiopia 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
We're Sarah and Jonathon. We're exploring.
But we are exploring in a rather circuitous fashion, and the order of our blog postings is even more illogical.
So, if you are wondering where we are right now, the answer is....ooops....we're home! But we may post some final Africa blogs anyway.
As you look through where we have been, beware that we'll be posting out of order so the top post may not be the most recent. You can either scroll through to see what is new, or subscribe to get a message and link every time we post something new.
... full info