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Karo lady - Kolcho, Omo Valley, Ethiopia  

Karo lady - Kolcho, Omo Valley, Ethiopia

More Tribes that Time Forgot

July 29th 2010
Even though the first half of my journey to the Omo Valley introduced me to vastly different cultures, the second half would see me meet some truly extraordinary tribes. The next destination was a village called Kolcho inhabited by the Karo tribe who are renowned for their body painting. Our vehicle encountered the roughest dirt road conditions so far, and we occasionally needed to navigate arou ... 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
25th June 2011

Karo lady - Kolcho
Beautiful,exotic & proud...great shot Shane
28th November 2011

Splendid. Love every pixel.

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