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Expédition Grand Rift : Land of Promise (Episode 8)| 26mins
Director: Loïc and Geoffroy de la Tullaye | Producer: Loïc and Geoffroy de la Tullaye
Focus Years: 2012 | Country: France
Subject Tags: africa, ethiopia, food, livelihood, sudan, water
Quality Tags: Optimistic, Slow, Activating, Harmonizing
Geoffroy and Loïc continue their fabulous dating immersing himself in several Ethiopian families that celebrate Christmas. They share them with delicious meals and daily to climate pressures, population growth and changes around their lifestyles. These are new moments shared by two brothers with the people of Ethiopia. On the occasion of Christmas celebrated in January in Ethiopia, Geoffroy and Loïc discover shift Ethiopian calendar. While they are on 7 January 2012 according to the European calendar, while in Ethiopia, it is December 28, 2004! This country has its own Orthodox tradition of sync with the Gregorian calendar. Their food is also different: bread, sugar cane, very tempting pancakes, goat meat (killed for the occasion, as Geoffrey says, "Thank you goat") and local beer! Bon appetit! Geoffroy and Loïc enter Sudan. To avoid the police roadblocks, they venture into the endless desert on roads leading to the horizon. They meet the farmers of the desert! Bedouin welcome them in their farms, stables planted on the sand, however, bring their vegetables and juicy fruits. Whole culture depends on rainfall. With moods of the sky, the Bedouin they would entrust the water basement can be exploited or irrigated by dams ... The technologies that could be implemented with the population growth. If this episode brand new, beautiful encounters, it is also the episode of fears especially Loïc. Trapped in the mud of a goat (if! Though!) Make a dangerous fall he emerges unscathed (Christmas miracle!). A few days later, at night, his sidecar crashes. While Geoffrey leaves to get gas, it remains alone in the dark, at night ... But do not worry, again, all ends well!
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