Jean ROBERT Nature and Travel Photography
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In the past the salt blocks (called amolé) were used through-out Ethiopia as money. the salt trade itself remains the main livelihood of the northern Afar
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Last Salt caravan Ethiopia
© Jean ROBERT Nature and Travel Photography
French photographer and journalist, Jean Robert has stepped foot in more than 100 countries the last ten years. He is currently in charge of the travel section of the french magazine Terre Sauvage (www.terre-sauvage.com), the biggest french magazine about nature and he travels more than 10 days each month in a different country looking for nature, ecotourism or outdoor subjects. He did some reports about the Chernobyl effects on the environnement, worked on the arsenic poisoning waters problems in Bangladesh and climbed Mount Kilimandjaro, Mount Kenya and Mount Ruwenzori in Ouganda to shoot the last ices of Africa. Born in the Alps, Jean Robert did a lot of climbing and skiing.