Young Ethiopian Monk

By: itchierfeet

Aug 17 2010

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Category: Ethiopia, People, Travel

1 Comment

Focal Length:80mm
Shutter:1/0 sec
Camera:Canon EOS 500D

Lake Tana, the source of the Blue Nile is also home to many monastery islands, keeping within their watery edges devout monks.  This a a young trainee monk, who will never leave the island again, as mandated by his order.  Sitting in the small patch of light he read from his bible, chant-like.


One comment on “Young Ethiopian Monk”

  1. This photo is nicely framed, but it is the tranquil atmosphere created by the colour and composure that sets this apart.

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