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Beautiful Hamer Woman - Turmi, Omo Valley, Ethiopia  

Beautiful Hamer Woman - Turmi, Omo Valley, Ethiopia

The Tribes That Time Forgot

July 26th 2010
There was much that lay waiting for me in the Omo Valley – a place where tribal people scar and paint their bodies and pierce them with all manner of objects, where women are publicly whipped to demonstrate their loyalty, and where men run naked across bulls to prove their manhood. As we continued along the dirt roads the anticipation of meeting the first tribe grew. This tribe was the Arbore, ... read more
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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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26th December 2010

Shane, this is a wonderful picture. I would love to be able to know what she was thinking about. She's a beauty!
29th December 2010

these photos are all wonderful and David Bailey watch out you have a rival!!

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