Ethiopia: in the Simien Mountains

One of Africa’s largest mountain ranges with at least a dozen peaks topping 4000m, the Simiens look like a playground of the gods, full of broken toys ! Tall cliffs, like gigantic fortress walls overlook plateaux made up of jagged fantastical shapes: broken pyramids, collapsed bridges, fragments of once grand palaces. The Ozymandian aftermath of a great battle between the gods which left nothing but ruin in its wake.

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Hardy mountain people coming down to market

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Gelada baboons Endemic to Ethiopia), having dinner before nestling on the cliff faces for the night

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Not photoshopped !

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Injera isn’t so difficult to make !

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coffee at a village house

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