Mursi woman in Ethiopia

Mursi woman in Ethiopia

With the most UNESCO World Heritages Sites in Africa, Ethiopia is one of the most fascinating destinations when it comes for history, culture, nature and adventure!
 
The nomadic Mursi tribe is famous for their clay plates in their lower lips and stick-fighting ceremony. Bevore a mursi men get married he must pass a test. A stick- called a Donga- is given to him and he must face one opponent. The men then battle it out, beating each other with sticks. The Mursi are settled around the Omo River and in the Mago National Park. Men and women paint their faces and bodys in white.