"Arba Minch, Dorze and Chenca" Arba Minch' by sachara
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South of Addis Abeba we visited Arba Minch, the largest town in Southern Ethiopia with about 40.000 inhabitants.
Arba Minch lies on an escarpment at 1400 M, overlooking Lake Abaya and Lake Chamo.
From Arba Minch you can easlily visit the Nechisar National Park and the highland villages of the Dorze people.
In the Guge Mountains about 35 Km from Arba Minch live the Dorze people, known of their huts, resembling giant beehives.
Along the road you see a lot of colourfully woven cloth, the best in Ethiopia.
When we visited Dorze and Chenca, there was a procession because of the opening of a new church.
Like everywhere in Africa, you see also in Ethiopia women pounding grain, plantain or cassave. At the restaurant of our... more travel advice
East of Shecha, the southern centre of Arba Minch, we spent the night at the edge of the escarpment overlooking the... more travel advice
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