For anyone thinking of travelling to Ethiopia, a run down from a travel photographer's 4 months there. Makes you think about what tourism does to cultures around the world -
"everyone I’ve met who had to deal with the everyday realities of being a foreign traveler in Ethiopia hasn’t liked it. Most don’t want to ever return. Organized tours are a different matter. These usually shield you off from those harsh realities as much as possible. Participants of such tours may very well come home with the illusion that all is well and jolly in the “cradle of civilization.” "
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