Travel/Portrait Photography Essay – Ethiopia

Two boys collect water from a well. To keep the rhythm and to reduce the fatigue they do it singing. For this reason in this area the wells are called “singing wells”. Southern Southern Ethiopia.

This travel/portrait photography essay was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by photographer Chiara del Sordo.

 

An elderly woman selling vegetables along the street in Harar, Ethiopia.

An elderly woman selling vegetables along the street in Harar, Ethiopia.

A woman in a market cleans her teeth with a piece of string. Harar, Ethiopia.

A woman in a market cleans her teeth with a piece of string. Harar, Ethiopia.

A woman in Harar. Ethiopia.

A woman in Harar. Ethiopia.

 

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Young Borana woman near a "singing well". Southern Ethiopia.

Young Borana woman near a “singing well”. Southern Ethiopia.

Mursi boys in a village. Omo river valley, Ethiopia.

Mursi boys in a village. Omo river valley, Ethiopia.

Borana children in a market. Southern Ethiopia.

Borana children in a market. Southern Ethiopia.

 

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A Mursi woman laughing with traditional plate. For women of this tribe the lip plate is a beauty ornament. Omo river valley, Ethiopia.

A Mursi woman laughing with traditional plate. For women of this tribe the lip plate is a beauty ornament. Omo river valley, Ethiopia.

Borana men collect salt with bare hands in a salt lake. The salt is called "black gold". Ethiopia.

Borana men collect salt with bare hands in a salt lake. The salt is called “black gold”. Ethiopia.

Borana child. Southern Ethiopia.

Borana child. Southern Ethiopia.

 

See also:

Discovering Ethiopia

Mursi People, Ethiopia

By Chiara del Sordo

 


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