The women make the lip plates from clay, color them with ochre and charcoal, and bake them in a fire.
An afternoon photographing the Suri tribe in Ethiopias Omo Valley including behind the scenes photos of me on my photo tour! In particular, they drink their milk mixed with their blood, which they obtain not by killing the animal by opening a wound in their neck.
The lands of the Dassanech are semi-arid and they live where the Omo delta enters Lake Turkana.
Couples can opt to sleep in one and put their luggage in the other should they so wish.