Travel Blogs from Ethiopia

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Fear & Loathing in Ethiopia, Bahar Dar, Ethiopia travel blog

Fear & Loathing in Ethiopia

A travel blog entry by mrandmrsrontour

... was happy. From Addis, we have taken the slow road north to Bahar Dar.  This has meant foresaking some of Ethiopia's most famous attractions: the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela and Tigray, and the Simien mountains.  A pragmatic decision based ...

Day 79: Addis Ababa - Piazza, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia travel blog

Day 79: Addis Ababa - Piazza

A travel blog entry by danielandai

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... a long time but they were occupied by Italy eventually during the war.  But because they keep independence for a long time, Ethiopia has got different feels from the rest of Africa.  They have their own language called Amharic as well as other ...

Day 80: Addis Ababa - End of fasting, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia travel blog

Day 80: Addis Ababa - End of fasting

A travel blog entry by danielandai

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Today was the last day in Addis for us.  We had a late breakfast at a very modern and clean cafe.  We say breakfast but it was nearly lunch time so we had burgers and chips.  We didn't realise that it comes with chips and ordered extra ...

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

Here come the rains...

A travel blog entry by lucindafagan

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... 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

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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

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... 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

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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

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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, ...

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