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We managed to go to one of the local markets and it was incredibly interesting. Everyone haggling for the lowest price….we just realized we had been over paying for things….no problem it wasn’t to much more. The Hamer tribe seem to be the only tribe who always dress in their local dress and as it being market day they all dress in their Sunday best. An amazing spectacle

B with some guy who...

B with some guy who insisted on us buying his chair which every tribesman carries around for the to sit on and rest their heads on when they lye down. They never seem to let them go

Some of their bead work

Some of their bead work

Yes with the AK-47

Tribes man seem to carry the AK-47 around this is the first we have seen this in Ethiopia. Word on the street is that they all come from South Sudan as the South Sudanese try win friends in Ethiopia

Spices

Spices

Hamar ladies chilling out after a days shopping

Hamar ladies chilling out after a days shopping

 

There are hundreds of kids who you see begging along the road but these two were the most innovative as they got dressed up and stood on stilts to catch attention. After driving past the three times I just couldn’t help but stop and take a few pics:)

Innovative Kids

Some innovative kids we met along the road, 10 Birr for a couple of pics

Innovative Kids

Some innovative kids we met along the road, 10 Birr for a couple of pics