Yabelo is located southeast of the country on the road leading to the border with Kenya. It is the center of the Borana culture. In this area water is a scarce commodity and  the Boranas drilled wells to extracting water , that every forming human chains  draw  that water. When  they performing this task, they sing and form the so-called “singing wells”.

Near the crater of an ancient volcano El Sod, found a small lake of sewage where Boranas descend to collect their salt.