The Village Amiwalka Bordering The Simien Mountains National Park . In The Backg ...
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Description: The village Amiwalka bordering the Simien Mountains National Park . In the background the steep walls of the Escarpment can be seen . Small plantations of eucalyptus trees are planted near the huts and around the village , the wood is used as construction material and firewood . Eucalyptus is a non indigenous tree and may be planted only close to the villages . Local , indigenous tree species are protected and may not be used for construction or fuel . Africa , East Africa , Ethiopia , October 2010