Tag Archives: Bale Mountains

Village with a view

[singlepic id=134 w= h= float=center] We saw this village in the Bale Mountains in Ethiopia. It looked as if the houses were built to duck from the strong winds that haunt this area. sgid: lat: 7.05585 lon: 39.64458

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Truckers

[singlepic id=117 w= h= float=center] These guys were transporting grain with mules and horses across the Bale Mountains. In the south we saw many people on horseback, and in the mountains horses seemed to be the most common means of transport. … Continue reading

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Augur buzzard

[singlepic id=112 w= h= float=center] I took this shot of an augur buzzard (Buteo augur) last week on the Bale Mountain plateau in Ethiopia. Like the wolfes, the buzzards are after the thousands of rodents, such as giant mole-rats, that dash … Continue reading

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Ethiopian wolf

[singlepic id=109 w= h= float=center] On Wednesday we came back from a three-day trip to the Bale Mountains in the south of Ethiopia. The area around the Bale Mountains is very beautiful and often breathtakingly rich in contrasts. From green … Continue reading

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