February 2019 brought a visit with the Camel and Goat herders of the Somali region of Ethiopia. What was once called the “Ogaden”. They are the collectors of Frankincense and Myrrh.
Since travelling in the Middle east and Africa, I haven’t been writing as much as I should. My apologies. Lots of great new business opportunities, connections and relationships, especially around free trade, sustainability of resources, ethics of commerce, and general free and happy exchanges for all in the Frankincense trade, my favourite topics. While travelling, I am setting […]
Boswellia–Frankincense Rivae. Freshly harvested Incense Resin from Ethiopia As those who keep an eye on my Facebook page know, I received a surprisingly fresh shipment of resins and oils from Ethiopia. Surprising, because I have never seen such freshly harvested resins of Frankincense. Even when I was in Ethiopia last winter, looking at hundreds of […]