South Benin

South Benin

The distance from Lomé to Aneho is only 44 km, but it took over an hour to reach the fishing town, right at the Beninese border. After a short stop for pictures, we moved to the border and did the paperwork for crossing. Ioanna had an expired visa and had to negotiate...
Lomé

Lomé

The flight arrived on time, but Egyptair left my friend’s luggage in Cairo, so they had to manage for the next 3 days with whatever clothes they were wearing. Mental note: never, ever check-in any luggage if you had planned to change hotels every day. We met Sam, our...
Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia

Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia

Since the day I begun traveling, I dreamed that one day I will visit the lower Omo valley. The reason was none other than the amazing series of photos from the Mursi tribe that I saw in a french photography magazine. The lip plates, the body painting, the local...
Mursi and Ari

Mursi and Ari

The night was short. I woke up at 3:30 by the screaming loudspeakers of the neighboring Orthodox church. Apparently the mass in Ethiopia starts at 4am and won’t finish until 7:30. Not a good start for what I was afraid to be a challenging day. I had read a lot...