We are all Ethiopian. Lucy was unearthed here, her body 3.2 million years old. I don’t imagine much mixing has happened, relative to the rest of the world, since this time. Here today and for at least 5 or 6 centuries the Afar people have toiled in this arid land eeking out a living. … Continue reading
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This volcano looks like its about to blow!
Check it out! New years day sunrise. The lava was washing the rocks where people had stood the night before. The wind nearly melted my camera and burned my skin causing me to shift constantly….then as this got really active I began to get a little anxious…. Check out the video from the night before … Continue reading
Ethiopian Fireworks! New Years Eve on a lake of hot magma
BAM! There are only three places in the world to experience this and at Ertale, in the Danakil Depression, there is no limit to how close you can get. This was the hottest place to countdown the incoming new year. Please Share! Check out the next morning for some perspective!