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Bull-jumping ceremony of the Hamer tribe  
   

Bull-jumping ceremony of the Hamer tribe

Ethiopia 3/3: visit to the south

November 16th 2015
Back in Addis Ababa I planned my visit to the south. Asking for information at the tour agencies was worthless, since they charge a ridiculous amount and they tell you that it’s almost impossible to go to the Omo Valley by yourself, which is a lie! I stayed two nights in Addis Ababa to rest, did some laundry and wrote a blog-entry. I also went to the Ethnological Museum, which used to be a palac ... 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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20th November 2015

Amazing experiences!
Interesting meeting so many different people from the Rastas to the Mursi women. But wow, what a great exchange with Chicho and Hailu and seeing the bull running and women beating ceremonies--customs that seem so strange to us. What a rich travels you are having!

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