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Konso village, with traditional housing  
   

Konso village, with traditional housing

The beautiful south

February 15th 2010
It's a not so short hop to Sodo, skip to Arba Minch and a jump to Jinka that begins my final days in Ethiopia. The last leg into Jinka is hilarious. The road is lined with young children who bob up and down, springing in and out of a squat position whilst simultaneously waving their hands, sometimes with a coordinated salute. It is as if they are auditioning for a work-out video. The reason for th ... read more
Africa » Ethiopia » Southern Nations Region » Jinka

Ethiopian Flag 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
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