The only way out is through! (Lodwar, Kenya – KM 15,680)

I am not going to lie, we were suffering from Ethiopia-fatigue when we left the Forty Springs Hotel‘s shady garden in Arba Minch. With our eyes on the prize, Kenya, we pressed on towards one of Ethiopia’s most distinctive region: the hot and dry Lower Omo Valley and its many…

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Higher and Lower! (Lalibela, Ethiopia – KM 14,335)

On the list of nomadic peoples we would like to meet and learn from stands the tall and skinny Afars of the Danakil Depression. Pastoralists in search of grass for their animals, the Afar people also collect salt from mineral deposits—created as water from the Red Sea repeatedly flooded the Depression…

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