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Africa | Three decorated Afar women from Tajourah. Somalia , 1990

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Goubet island, Horn of africa, Djibouti

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Afar (Ethiopia). Some say the Afar are descendants of the Egyptian pharaohs. They share some similarities in the way people wear their hair and shawls draped loosely over their shoulders, a few words of their language, and use symbols reminiscent of hieroglyphics to mark their camels.

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African Clothing Study Africa | Hamar Women, Ethiopia | Postcard image from the work of Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher in a study of the women of the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia and the surrounding countries.

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The greater Kudu, often called Africa's grey ghost for its remarkable ability to disappear and fade into bush and thickets silently.

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Ethiopia, Lalibela, World Heritage Site, Passage leading to the rock-hewn church of Bieta Abba Libanos

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from Debbiedoos

Farmhouse fixer upper home tour

Ethiopian beauty

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Black Rhinoceros, Kenya , declared extinct in some areas of Africa all Rhinos are facing extinction because of the mythical aphrodisiac properties attributed to ground rhino horn. The horns are worth more than their weight in gold. Warlords and poachers fueled by greed are making war on them at a frightening rate.

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Ethiopia - Mursi Woman... It upsets me when people poke fun at other peoples cultures and traditions..... Often westerners seem just as strange to them.

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Peoples on the Horn of Africa live in stifling heat. Their dress shows simplicity and pragmatism.

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