Omo Valley, The Unique Wilderness

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The Omo valley is located in the remote south- west of Ethiopia. The area is rich in anthropological remains and archaeological findings. The Mago Park and the Omo National Park which are among the richest parks of the country are found in this region.
The Omo valley is also home of mostly nomadic semi nomadic people like the Hamer, Borena, Karo, Mursi, Dar sanech and Tsemay who wander with spears, head rests and cattles. There are more than a dozen different fascinating ethnic groups. they have rich traditions and colourful rituals. Their jewellery, body paintings, scarification and hairstyle are unique and fascinating.