13 Pictures that show you Ethiopia through the lenses of NatGeo
Ethiopia is a country of diverse people and diverse culture. One can't fully comprehend Ethiopia by staying in the country for a year. But, through pictures, you can learn much about Ethiopia. Here are some of the pictures that help do so.

1. Painted Ethiopian Boys

Painted Ethiopian Boys

Many members of tribes in southern Ethiopia have resisted the temptation to move to cities and abandon their cultural traditions. Here, two tribal boys painted for a ceremony wait at a roadside hotel near the Omo Valley.

2. Ethiopian Boy

Ethiopian Boy

Most rural Ethiopians are farmers and herders. But in the past few decades, deforestation, drought, and soil degradation have caused crop failures and famine. Millions have faced starvation. Here a young herder outside the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, seeks shade in a tree while his cattle graze nearby.

3. Dallol Volcano

Dallol Volcano

Sulfur, salt, and other minerals color the crater of Dallol, a volcano in the hottest place on Earth, Ethiopia's Danakil Depression. At 157 feet (48 meters) below sea level, Dallol is also the world's lowest land volcano.


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