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Ethiopia

September 2011

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This journey was to the south of Ethiopia.  The visit concentrated on the tribes around the Omo National Park.  The most memorable part of the trip was the amount of rain we had and the effect this had on the trip.  The trip members were fortunately able to accept this 'little' problem and we came to accept getting stuck in the mud as all in a days march.  One day we managed to move camp about 200m within the park as the vehicles repeatedly became stuck.  And this was a holiday I hear you say!

 

Here are a collection of photos taken on the trip.  Mostly of wildlife I must say as I love to photograph the birds and animals on my trip.

 

The visit was arranged by Wild Frontiers and thanks must go to Mette and her team of supporters for which for me was a great adventure into a developing part of the world.

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Sept 2nd - Around Addis Abada

Our tour around Addis Ababa involved a visit to the Ethnographic Museum.

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Sept 3rd - Addis Ababa to Jimma

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Sept 4th - Jimma to Mizan Tafari

An early visit to King Jaffa's Castle and then a drive to Mizan Tafari.

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Sept 5th - Mizan Tafari to Kibbish

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Sept 6th - In Kibbish

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Sept 7th - In Kibbish

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Sept 8th - To the Omo National Park

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Sept 9th - Stuck in the National Park

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Sept 10th - Reaching the Omo River (some of us!)

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Sept 11th - Moving gear across the river

Not much time for photos as this was the day we walked a long way!!!!!!!!

Sept 12th - On the River Omo

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Sept 13th - On the River Omo

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Sept 14th - Another day on the river

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Sept 15th - Turmi to Arba Minch

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Sept 16th - In Arba Minch

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Sept 17th - Arba Minch to Addis Ababa

   

 

Click HERE for Wildlife photographs of Southern Ethiopia