Travel Blogs from Ethiopia

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Here come the rains..., Gorgora, Ethiopia travel blog

Here come the rains...

A travel blog entry by lucindafagan


... was the scenery or the people, I can’t really explain it but within no more than an hour of driving I had fallen for Ethiopia. Within 4 minutes of crossing the border the rain hit. And it was good proper rain. We hadn’t seen rain like this ...

Overcoming my fear of heights!, Hawzien, Ethiopia travel blog

Overcoming my fear of heights!

A travel blog entry by juliebowers


Hawzien is our next stop.  We are here because we have been told that if we were only going to visit one church in the Tigrey region, Abuna Yemata Guh is the one. Although we visited a couple of churches before we went to Danakil, we are intrigued ...

George W Bush is here too - Lalibela, Lalibela, Ethiopia travel blog

George W Bush is here too - Lalibela

A travel blog entry by juliebowers


... to be full enough to leave!   This World Heritage Site is again located in beautiful countryside. For the most visited site in Ethiopia the town is scruffy as most people visit as part of a tour group staying in smart hotels, the locals seeing very ...

Just chillin like a villian, Awasa, Ethiopia travel blog

Just chillin like a villian

A travel blog entry by mikeinafrica

I was getting a bit tired of Addis so I decided to take the 4 hour trip down to Awasa.  Awasa is the weekend spot for people who live in Addis.  There is a nice lake here, fresh pineapples, swimming pools, excellent restaurants, etc.  I ...

lake and birds, Haik, Ethiopia travel blog

lake and birds

A travel blog entry by renzo59


we stopped for lunch at Haik, a small nice lake with lots of ...

Flight to Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia travel blog

Flight to Ethiopia

A travel blog entry by loveashgirl

... EST meaning it's 8:45 in Bujumbura. So I'll try to get some much needed sleep in about an hour. Our flight arrives in Ethiopia where we have another layover before heading onto Burundi. We're scheduled to arrive in Ethiopia at 6:45 AM local time. At this ...

Le Mercato, Adis Abeba, Ethiopia travel blog

Le Mercato

A travel blog entry by surledep


Le Mercato est le plus grand marché d'Afrique. Il nous restait une journée en minibus pour la visite de la ville. Donc après la rituelle visite du musée national où on a le droit à une copie de Lucy. La vraie a préféré s’exiler aux US, ...

Whipped to a frenzy, Turmi, Ethiopia travel blog

Whipped to a frenzy

A travel blog entry by bdsaly


Turmi is a small dusty town in the heart of the Lower Omo valley and a centre from which to visit several different tribes. Nothing however can outdo an encounter with the Hamer tribe and their fascinating if disturbing rite of initiation for ...

Hot Springs Resort at Wondo Genet, Wondo Genet, Ethiopia travel blog

Hot Springs Resort at Wondo Genet

A travel blog entry by dmarek


... & dogs - seemed pretty healthy too.  Kibrom had mentioned at one point that the news of starving people in Ethiopia was exaggerated for political reasons.  People in the countryside certainly seem to walk a lot - the roads were almost ...

pilgrims and churches, Lalibela, Ethiopia travel blog

pilgrims and churches

A travel blog entry by renzo59


it's a quite long way from gondar to lalibela but we enjoyed the view and villages along the road on the plateau at 3500/4000 m. loads of pilgrims gather in lalibela on the first days of january for the great feast and churches and monasteries are ...

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