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Ethiopian flag

he Surma tribe of the Omo Valley, Ethiopia...a place where mankind probably began. The children and teens appear innocent and beautiful, with their ornate body paint work and exotic head decorations made of flowers. The place appears peaceful and untouched, but in reality, life here is harsh with the tribespeople at frequent wars with neighbouring tribes over cattle grazing rights. The line between peace and war is very fine and very blurred. They can be so near to each other, yet at times appear so far from each other..

TAGS: Africa, Ethiopia, Flag, Fruit, Tribal

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Canberra , Australia
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© Robin Yong.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2016
Total Views: 39
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 20, 2016, 12:19 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 100mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f2.8
ISO: ISO1250
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PHOTO LOCATION Kibish, Ethiopia