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    A flower in your hair: This youngster sports a floral headdress and a brightly painted face Incredible photographs allow a glimpse into the lost world of the Omo tribes Some 200,000 people live peacefully and close to nature in one of the most far flung, yet beautiful parts of the world Photographs published in new book 'Natural Fashion: Tribal Decoration from Africa'

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    This youngster sports a floral headdress and a brightly painted face. Photos of lower Omo Valley people taken by Hans Silvester from his book: Natural Fashion: Tribal Decoration from Africa. Published by Thames and Hudson

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As documented by Hans Silvester "Natural Fashion: Tribal Decoration from Africa" In the area bordering Ethiopia, Kenya and Sudan, personal decoration created with the help of friends (and without mirrors) MORE at link!

really cool hat and so versitile... she can strut her veggies, eat them, feed the pets, or on a really HOT day provide the snacks for a movie all with one accessory!

Africa | Portrait of a smiling Erbore girl. Omo valley, Ethiopia | © Johan Gerrits

Africa | Dassanech portrait. Omo Valley, | © Claude Gourlay

Sur la rivière Omo en Ethiopie, visage décoré à la craie. Photo de Mario Gerth.

“I know a 'face' where the wild thyme blows, Where oxlips and the nodding violet grows, Quite over-canopied with luscious woodbine, With sweet musk-roses and with eglantine.” William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream | omo valley Ethiopia.

Africa | Beautiful Suri girl in Kibish. Omo Valley, Ethiopia | ©Dietmar Temps

Africa | Hamer child. Omo Valley, Ethiopia | ©Izla Kaya Bardavid #world #cultures

Africa | Mursi girl. Omo Valley, Ethiopia | © Jean-Christophe Huet

Africa | Hamer man photographed at Turmi Market, Omo Valley, Ethiopia | © Alessia de Marco

Africa | Photo taken in Omo Valley, Ethiopia | © wgbekkema, via Flickr and part of his Worldtrip photo series.