Ethiopia (March 2013)

Day 2 of trek: From Wahoro (3300m) to Angafu (3460m)

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This second day consisted of several ups and downs. The first part was mostly across bush land, whereas the second part provided more diverse scenery, with some interesting plants, especially giant lobelias.

 

Huts above Wahoro.

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Bushland.

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People crossing the Bale Mountains from North to South on their way to the village of Bikika.

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More diverse terrain after bushland.

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Some giant lobelias.

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Locals extract rocks from this cave that they crush and mixed with salt. The mixture (probably rich in calcium, potassium, and sodium) is given as food supplement to cattle.

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Prior to reaching Angafu we crossed another forest, again with many Colobus monkeys.

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View from Angafu.

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′Lodge′ in Angafu.

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