Ethiopia - Omo Black & White

Portraits / January 2010

Taken on my second trip to Ethiopia's Lower Omo Valley in late 2009.

This increasingly visited location is not without its challenges: resource development and tourism are two more prominent ones. The area is very well known for its concentration of diverse traditional cultures including the Hamer, Nyangatom, Karo, Mursi and Banna; sometimes cultural tourism and the traditional way of life collide in not so desirable ways.

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