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To view a 1024px comp image of the below preview click on 'Comping Image'. - Ethiopia / A large gathering of people at Dimeka, the largest market in the Hamar country of Southwest Ethiopia. People travel there great distances on foot to attend the weekly commercial and social event. Goats, chickens, vegetables, fruit, spices, butter, eggs, tobacco and ochre are sold or exchanged for other produce.The Hamar of Southwest Ethiopia are semi-nomadic pastoralists whose whole way of life is based on the needs of their stock. They live in the Hamar Mountains and the semi-arid thorn scrub country adjacent to the seasonal lake Chew Bahir, the 'Salt Lake' (formerly known as Lake Stefanie').