This week, we’re featuring photos from the ONE Moms trip to Ethiopia in 2012. These colorful photos, captured by blogger, photographer and activist Karen Walrond, show the beauty, culture and style of Ethiopia.
Caption for the photo above: A scene from an Ethiopian coffee ceremony
Have you ever tried Ethiopian food before? Little helpings of sauces and stews sit atop a spongy sourdough bread called injera.
Oxen, or bere in Amharic, are an important part of farm life in Ethiopia.
A detail of the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Addis Ababa.
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A scene of street life, taken from a moving car.
This kind of folk art is very popular in the countryside.
And speaking of the countryside…
And another pretty one…
A weaver at fashionABLE, a scarf and leather goods company based in Addis Ababa that hires vulnerable women and trains them for skilled labor jobs like these.
Traditional coffee ceremony. People say that Ethiopian coffee is light and tastes a bit like tea. Have you ever tried it?
Some of the amazing religious artwork in Ethiopian churches.
And last but not least, probably one of my favorites – this mom and her baby.
Which one was your favorite? Tell us in a comment below.
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