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Stone houses of Koromi & Birka

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2015 right, not 1015? Birka, near Koromi

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Coherent, vibrant and prosperous communities. For 1000 years.

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The weird pink hat was to preserve modesty for the picture.

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I mean, c’mon

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You don’t get depressed about decrepitude here. The Argoba have been renewing their communities and houses for a millenium…

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Kormi household and family. Has simpler platforms and levels to traditional Harar houses.

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Why are there only 2 tourists a month here? (actually there are cogent reasons, and its harder to visit and enjoy than the pictures suggest. But this is an incredible place).

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Gratuitous shot of our10 year old Landy next to thousand year-old stone houses…

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