Jean ROBERT Nature and Travel Photography
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Last Salt caravan Ethiopia

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Teams of Muslim Afar and Christian Tigrayans from the Ethiopian Highlands gather daily ten months out of the year to mine the salt and ferry it by camel, mule, and donkey to markets in Ethiopia's mountains and beyond into Sudan. Through the ages, ocean floods in the desert have left behind salt, a commodity prized by the Afar for centuries.
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