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 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 anyone else around, as informed as they wish to be.
We have been on the move now since late 2008 and plan to continue for a while yet. A pair of old-ish Australians who plan to see the places we have missed in the past before the backs, hips and knees make it all too hard. We intend to be on the road, sea or in the air for as long as it takes. We have to ... full info