Blog about culture and traditions of Ethiopia

Hamar tribe makeup – Omo valley

Hamar tribe boys are the great makeup artists! Before Bull jumping ceremony will start, they put natural pigments on their faces for incredible beauty and vividness.

Ethiopian church celebrating Easter

Ethiopian Christians celebrating Easter week in Jerusalem.

Faces of Borena tribe – Southern Omo valley

Photos of Borena tribe from Southern Omo valley by photographer and traveler Einat Klein. And you are always welcome to join one of our Ethiopian adventures, guided by Einat 🙂

Afdera Lake. Salt minings

Rock salt has been mined at Lake Afrera, and the surrounding part of the Afar Depression, for centuries. Lt. Lefebvre recorded some of the hazards of mining salt from the Depression:

Ethiopian Airways to launch service to New York by the end of June

Preparations are being finalized to launch Ethiopian Airlines’ service to New York’s JFK airport by the end of June. Ethiopian suspended flights to Newark in 2004 to provide non-stop service from Washington to Addis Ababa, with connections to its network in East, Central and Southern Africa. Ethiopian’s network will once again provide a vital link…

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Camel caravans in the Danakil depression. Photos

Dozens of caravans passing every day through the salt lake Assale, transporting the white gold. This pure beauty and traditional Afar tribe business was captured by photographer and TravelLab Ethiopia founder Einat Klein.

Lake Dallol, the hottest place on Earth

Salt lake Dallol is one of the most significant places in Ethiopia and the hottest spot on Earth. Enjoy our detailed photo report from Einat Klein and explore, how doest it feel inside a hell.

Erta Ale volcano

Erta Ale is a continuously active basaltic shield volcano in the Afar Region of northeastern Ethiopia. It is situated in the Afar Depression, a badland desert area spanning the border with Eritrea. Erta Ale is the most active volcano in Ethiopia. There was a major eruption on 25 September 2005 which killed 250 head of…

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Bust of Hamar tribe girl. Look at this!

Few years ago Dima Lyubarsky went with Einat Klein to Southern Ethiopia, and today we received from him some pictures of his stunning works! For the first time in the world, Hamar tribe girl bust, created in Israel, by Dima Lyubarsky. Wow, this is incredible! Look at this!

Einat Klein featured in Bird in Flight

Photographer and TravelLab Ethiopia owner, Einat Klein, who is doing a project about everyday life of native Ethiopians, shares some of her experiences with BiF: e.g. why women of the Bodi tribe feed their men with fat for a few months in a row, why Mursi girls’ have their lower teeth routinely broken at a…

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