Ethiopia The People – Photo Essay

The women in Tigray have a very distinguished way of doing their hair – Tigrinya, Aksum, Ethiopia

This photo essay and description depicting Ethiopians   was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Ulf Krone at docugraphy

 
 

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"Apocalypse" - Snapshot of a holy man in Mekele, capital of northeastern Ethiopia´s Tigray province.

“Apocalypse” – Snapshot of a holy man in Mekele, capital of northeastern Ethiopia´s Tigray province.

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Chat is  the ever-present drug in Ethiopia - as well as in Arabia. Market-women sell the twigs of the chat bush on the Shoa-gate-market right at the walls of old town, Harar, Ethiopia

Chat is the ever-present drug in Ethiopia – as well as in Arabia. Market-women sell the twigs of the chat bush on the Shoa-gate-market right at the walls of old town, Harar, Ethiopia

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Sewing-machine street , Oldtown Harar, Ethiopia

Sewing-machine street , Oldtown Harar, Ethiopia

Harar in eastern Ethiopia is the fourth-holiest city for Muslims, following Mecca, Medina and Jerusalem. It´s famous old town is the only walled city south of the Sahara desert, with 82 mosques and 364 alleys stuffed into only one square kilometer. In one of those alleys, the sewing-machine-street, you can order a new suit or dress to be sown.

Dorze boy, Dorze Village, Guge Mountains, Ethiopia

Dorze boy, Dorze Village, Guge Mountains, Ethiopia

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Young Dorze, Dorze Village, Guge Mountains, Ethiopia

Young Dorze, Dorze Village, Guge Mountains, Ethiopia

 

The Dorze are one of the tribes in the Guge Mountains, belonging to the huge group of tribes in Southern Ethiopia, the so-called “Museum of tribes/man”. They´re living just like their ancestors did. The Dorze are Christians belonging to the Ethiopian-orthodox church.

 

This photo essay and description depicting Ethiopians   was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Ulf Krone at docugraphy

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