Photo of the Day Contest
Surma Village by Boaz
Sunday, 25th March 2007

Surma Village

by Boaz

Afternoon hours in a small Surma village. Lower Omo valley. Ethiopia
I travel, work and photograph around the world.

Surma Village by Boaz was photo of the day on Sunday, 25th March 2007. It is tagged , . You can leave a comment below.


25th March 2007 at 11:12 am

This image is really it!
Ciao, Nicola


25th March 2007 at 10:54 pm

Interesting insight into a little known culture. How about some description? What’s she smoking?


25th March 2008 at 12:11 pm

Very interesting photo, I love it. However like the previous comment I would have preferred more description, it adds extra interest etc..


25th March 2008 at 7:02 pm

So what exactly are they doing? and yes very interesting!


26th March 2008 at 8:39 am

They are smoking tobacco(she). The recepticle below contains water which serves to filter the smoke.

Peter Cooney

4th May 2008 at 9:59 pm

That’s something like a bong then, I wonder if it’s tobacco or Mary Jane, it’s Ethiopia after all. What a wonderful picture too, so relaxed and earthy!


25th March 2009 at 8:33 am

Lovely capture of a disappearing world.


30th September 2009 at 7:58 am

Great b/w image.


30th September 2009 at 2:04 pm

great shot!

25th March 2010 at 2:16 pm

Lots of story within…………………well done.

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