Ethiopia

The 3rd most densely populated country in Africa with 88 million inhabitants, the country is a melting pot of distinct culture, language and religion.

So many pictures were taken during our visit in 2014. The selected pictures on this site were taken in Lalibela, the tribal villages of the Omo and, of course, the wild.

 

  • Bet Giyorgis

    Bet Giyorgis

    Built between the 12th and 13th century, this church close to 15 meters in height.

  • Gelada Monkey Watching

    Gelada Monkey Watching

    This species was identified only recently as a branch of the old-world monkey. Previously it…

  • Younge Lady Of Hamar Village

    Younge Lady Of Hamar Village

    A young Kara girl with confidence in her eyes.

  • Portrait of Omo Valley Woman

    Portrait of Omo Valley Woman

    Lip plate is a traditionally worn by women of the Mursi tribe who reach the…

  • Pilgrims Praying At Bet Giyorgis

    Pilgrims Praying At Bet Giyorgis

    The only church not covered by modern shelter. It's carved in the shape of a…

  • Omo Valley Boys Playing Hoops

    Omo Valley Boys Playing Hoops

    Compared to the Western world, these Kara boys enjoy much simpler games near their modest…

  • Old Mursi Lady with Lip Plate

    Old Mursi Lady with Lip Plate

    Two distinctive traits: the prominence of scaring around the chest area in place of tattoos;…

  • Dancing Kara Girl

    Dancing Kara Girl

    In the presence of visitors like us, the village really puts on a show.

  • Bull Jumping Ceremony

    Bull Jumping Ceremony

    One of the traditions of the Turmi area of Omo Valley people is Bull Jumping…