Killing the Goose - Omo Style February 3rd 2010 We can't say that we weren't warned. Other travellers told us that the Omo Valley would be a lousy experience. Our Dragoman leaders warned us not to expect too much in terms of interaction. Our expectations of the Omo Valley and the visits to the tribes living in the Valley were low as we travelled in through the beautiful scenery. I was prepared to be disappointed but I wasn't quite so prepared t ... read more
Africa » Ethiopia » Southern Nations Region » Turmi 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 try to post about once a week when we travel, talking about where we have been, impressions we have gained and some photos. Our aim is to keep a record of our travels that will sustain us as the memories fade. We also want to keep those at home, and others who may be interested, informed - just in case we forget the best stories by the time we catch up again.
We are a couple of old-ish Australians keen to see and experience what we can before the backs, knees and hips give out completely. There have been extended periods of travel in the past with a major trip of 3 years on the road end... full info