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On our travels through the Omo Valley, we stopped for a quick stay in Jinka – a market town nestled in the hills north of the Tama Plains in southern Ethiopia that is home to 16 indigenous ethnic groups. After several arduous hours of rough road travel, most of our travel tribe¬†wanted nothing more than to chill for the afternoon. But when our friend and guide Teddy asked us if we’d like… Read More

Today, I have had one word on my mind: Freedom. One word, so many¬†definitions. So many feelings it evokes. So many types of freedom. Our most celebrated is political freedom. As Canadians, we live in a country that has been free for so long that our freedom seldom registers in our consciousness. It just is. There are times when the gravitas of our freedom teases the edges of our consciousness, mostly when… Read More