BODI TRIBE FAT MEN
(very) big is beautiful
Every year, takes place in the deep south of Ethiopia, in the
remote area of Omo valley, the celebration of the Bodi tribe new
year: the Kael.For 6 months the men from the tribe will feed themselves with only fresh milk and blood from
the cows. They will not be allowed to have sex and to go out of their little hut. Everybody will take care of them, the girls bringing milk every morning in pots or bamboos. The winner is the bigger. He just
wins fame, nothing special. This area does not welcome tourists and has kept his traditions
Photo shows: Some fat men are so big that they cannot walk anymore... This one asked me to use my car to go on the ceremony area.
Once in the 4 wheels, he started to drink again 2 liters of milk. To be the fatest until the last minute, he told me...
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