The Omo Valley of southern Ethiopia is one of the last undiscovered places in the world. Three of Ethiopia’s eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites are found here and more than 200,000 people representing many different ethnic groups call the area home. Here you will meet people from local tribes, including the Dorze, Mursi and Hamer. The...
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Axum monk Ethiopia tour archaeology tour history tour
Ethiopia, formerly called Abyssinia, is one of the oldest Christian countries in the world. Perched atop Africa’s highest plateau, the country is protected by forbidding deserts and tropical lowlands. Despite its apparent mountainous isolation, Ethiopia has long been a crossroads for Africa, the Middle East and the Indian Ocean, and a site of dynamic interaction...
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Gondor palace Ethiopia tour history tour.
by Cinzia Perlingieri I have worked in Ethiopia as an archaeologist for many years. After a long break, I went back this April as a study leader for the tour “Ethiopia: The Wonders of the Horn of Africa” organized by Far Horizons, a visionary and brave tour company based in California. I didn’t expect that...
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