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The Mursi tribe live in the remote part of southwest Ethiopia. These people are part of what national geographic calls the "last frontier' and had no notion of the outside world until the seventies. They have extensive cultural features . The...
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From the Highlands to the Sepik River... this is where I had the fortunate experience of seeing a country & culture that rarely is seen by Western eyes. It took about 2 years in the planning to ensure my safety as this is not one of the most...
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Opuwo, Namibia
While on a 17-day trip to some of Namibia’s most spectacular sites, travelers with Hands Up Holidays spend four days volunteering in the village of Opuwo, home to the nomadic Ovahimba people—known for covering their bodies with a mixture of ochre...
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Namibia
Inside a traditional hut, we visited a Himba tribewoman's home. There was barely a crack of light coming in from the doorway, the hut was low to the ground and smoky at times. I was able to play with my camera just enough to take one great natural...
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San Isidro, Sierra Bullones, Bohol, Philippines
The Eskaya are a small tribe of just a few thousand that live in the mountains of Bohol in the southern Philippines. They have a unique language that scholars have not been able to link to any other known language. They also have a very...
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A 2, Kenya
Welcomed into the village by a typical dance. Getting a glimpse of the daily life of a Samburu tribe was a humbling experience.
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Mopti, Mali

The Dogon villages in Mali were one of my favorite experiences in Africa. These girls were part of a nomadic tribe that tend goats outside of the villages.

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East Africa
This small community is home to a primitive tribe - hunter/gatherers who are among the last to speak a dying clicking language.
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Kolombong/Bdc Industrial Estate, 88450 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Sabah | Borneo From behind the door we could hear a tribe of men yelling – something like a war cry. The gate swung open, about 10 headhunters eyed us as they walked by, spears in hand. They spoke in some tribal language and even got in our face...
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Turmi, Ethiopia
On our last day in Turmi, we spent some time visiting a Hamar village. During the day, it’s most common to see women and children in the villages as the men are out in the field tending to their animals while they graze. To make money, Hamar...
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Described by National Geographic as the 'Last Frontier', the Lower Omo Valley is one of the few remaining destinations globally, home to various tribes that to this day have preserved much of their traditional values. A visit to the region will...
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The Hammer tribe has a sacred ceremony called Jumping the Bulls. A boy (in this case the boy is actually 27 years old) jumps across 8 bulls and becomes a man and is now ready for marriage. Leading up to the ceremony, female family member of the...
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Turmi, Ethiopia
The small town of Turmi is the heart of the Omo Valley region where the Hamar tribe live. We timed our visit to arrive into Turmi on Monday, which is the big market day. The people of all the Hamar villages in the area walk for hours to trade...
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The Mursi tribe of Ethiopia lives within the boundaries of Mago National Park in one of the most remote regions of the country. As is true with other Ethiopian tribes, the Mursi live difficult and often dangerous lives. But as I learned, they also...
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This was my 2nd time in the Omo River Valley visiting the Surma, the Suri and the Nyangatom. These people are known for their amazing body decorations. They shave their heads into intricate designs, they pierce their lips and their earlobes, they...