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Ethiopia Part 2 Southern Ethiopia

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S: Ethiopia Part 2 (Southern Ethiopia) October 2011

FC: Ethiopia Part 2 Southern Ethiopia Photographs by Paul A Gitman

1: Sunrise Lake Langano, Southern Ethiopia

2: Sparrow Weaver

3: Egyptian Goose, Lake Abiata-Shala National Park

4: Lake Abiata-Shala National Park | Egyptian Goose | Even 4 wheel drive vehicles get stuck

5: Spur winged Goose

6: Pelicans

7: Sacred Ibis | Egyptian Geese

8: Alba Village | Typical painted house | Men of Alba wear these typical tall straw hats

9: Dorze Village, typical houses that look like elephants

10: Dorze Village, woman demonstrating how to prepare flat bread from the false banana plant

11: Arba Minch, sunset

12: Arba Minch, sunset

13: Arba Minch, Nechisar National Park | Greater Kudu

14: Yellow necked Sprufowl | Black Kite

15: Burchil Zebra

19: Marabou Stork | Pelican

20: Nechisar National Park, Lake Chamo (Volcanic Lake), Crocodile | Black Mamba snake (very poisonous)

21: Nechisar National Park, Lake Chamo (Volcanic Lake), Pelican

22: Nechisar National Park, Marabou Stork

23: Nechisar National Park, Lake Chamo Hippopotamus

24: Nechisar National Park, Lake Chamo

25: Sunset, Lake Chano

26: Local Market in Key Afer

34: Driving through the mountains to Jinka

35: Boys by the roadside making money | It is certainly comforting that carrying machine guns is prohibited

36: Mago National Park, Helmeted Guinea Fowl

37: Mago National Park, White Browed Coucal

38: Adult Speckled Mousebird | Mago National Park | Verreaux Eagle-Owl

39: Mursi Village

53: Driving to Jinka

55: Ari Village near Jinka

56: Village blacksmith | Local still

57: Making Injera which is a sour flatbread and is used to scoop up meat and vegetable stews. Injera is made with teff, a tiny, round grain that flourishes in the highlands of Ethiopia. While teff is very nutritious, it contains practically no gluten. | Landing strip for airplanes in Jinka

58: Jinka

59: Jinka, sunset

67: Dimeka, local market

73: Scarring on her back from ritual where women, prior to marriage, are beaten with sticks to show their courage.

75: Turmi, Hamer village

79: Turmi, Hamer village

82: Turmi, waiting for the river to recede so we could drive across

83: Vulturing Guineafowl | Driving south to cross the Omo river and visit the Desenech People

84: Lichenstein Sandgrouse | Yellow billed Kite

85: Crossing the Omo River in dugout canoes

86: Desenech Village

91: Returning to Turmi after visiting the Desenech Village

92: Kori Bustard

93: Kori Bustard

94: White headed Vulture

95: Brown Snake Eagle

96: Red Billed Ox Pecker | Black Headed Forest Oriole | Buska Lodge. staff saying good-bye

97: Turmi, sunset

101: Konso village | Konso village, generation sticks. Every 18 years control of the village moves from one generation to the next. For each change, a stick is inserted into the area beneath the tree.

102: Konso village, truth stones. If there is a conflict, people are ask to tell the truth in front of the stones. Those that lie are struck down. | Konso village, community house where unmarried boys sleep and also protect the village

103: People of Konso. Typical dress with colorful skirts

106: Konso women

107: Local herder

108: 8 year old. Both girls were alone walking on the road carrying their load. Women and girls typically carry wood and water | 11 year old

109: African Fish Eagle

110: Yellow-necked Spurfowl

111: Hooded Vulture

112: Driving to Yabello. Young girl with herd of goats | Driving to Yabello.

113: Yabello, sunset

115: Yabello, sunrise

116: Borana Village | Part of the Oromo tribe – Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group. Borana speak Oromifa. They are traditionally semi-nomadic pastoralists, who depend exclusively on their livestock for subsistence. Many Borana have adopted a veneer of Islam over a powerful traditional monotheistic religion. They frequently pray to Waq, the benign god whom they believe "sends the rain and all good things.”

120: Borana Camels

122: Borana women walking on road

124: Typical main street of rural town

125: Coffee cooperative

126: Superb Starling

127: Visit to home of Sidama People

128: Sidama elder

129: Decorated houses, southern Ethiopia

130: Driving to Awassa

131: Marabou Stork | Little Egret | Awassa, Lake Awassa | Marabou Stork

132: Marabou Stork | Little Egret

133: African Jacuna | Egyptian Goose

134: Malachite Kingfisher | Pied Kingfisher

135: Awassa, sunset

139: Awassa, Vervet Monkey

140: Oromo funeral monuments (north of Awassa)

142: Lake Ziway, Pelican

143: Hamerkop | Pelican, sitting | Spur-winged Lapwing

146: Speckled Pigeon | Sacred Ibis

147: Juvenile African Fish Eagle

148: Carmine Bee-eater

149: Bishoftu Volcanic Lake south of Addis Ababa

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  • Title: Ethiopia Part 2 Southern Ethiopia
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