ETHIOPIA: The Omo River Expedition. Part 2

By Heiko Bleher

The next morning, we reached the Dawa River Canyon, and there was a single very old iron bridge built by the Italians before World War II. Naturally, I wanted to collect in this river, so, with Silvio, I went steep down into the gorge, a 50-metres vertical slope. I got into the muddy, fast-flowing Dawa, which carried me away, but Silvio held strong onto the other side of the seine, providing me something to hold on to…

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