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Community totem - Konso, Ethiopia  
   

Community totem - Konso, Ethiopia

A family places a new piece every 18 years, thus after 60-70 generations, this tower is 800 years old.
Where's My Wallet?!

July 22nd 2010
The purpose was simple, but the execution was difficult. The aim of visiting the tribes of Omo Valley tribes in south-western Ethiopia was an arduous experience that proved to be the most challenging of all my travels. The Omo Valley is renowned for the large diversity of tribes within a small area, tribes whose practices have not changed for millennia. Its remoteness and rugged conditions make ... read more
Africa » Ethiopia » Southern Nations Region » Dorze

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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Tot: 2.022s; Tpl: 0.029s; cc: 9; qc: 9; dbt: 0.0059s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 4; ; mem: 1.3mb