Ethiopia (November-December 2013)

Korem to Tenta (5): From Camp 9 to Camp 10

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At the bottom of the canyon, below Camp 9. The lower part of the canyon, which lies much below 2000m, is un-inhabited. My guess is that during the rainy season it is infected by mosquitoes.

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We ascended the other side of the canyon to reach a 3rd marketplace facing a scenery of ambas (flat-topped mountains), which are eroded remains of larger plateaus.

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In a restaurant near the market.

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After stopping by the market, we stayed on the plateau, but remained closed to its rim (on the right side). This plateau was surprisingly green.

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Group of women returning from the market.

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We put our 10th camp in this village.

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Other sections of the trek:

-            Korem to Camp 2

-            Camp 2 to Camp 4 (Muja)

-            Camp 4 (Muja) to Camp 6

-            Camp 6 to Camp 9

-            Camp 9 to Camp 10

-            Camp 10 to Magdala

-            Magdala to Tenta

 

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