Travel Blogs from Ethiopia

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Drive to Axum through Simien Mountains, Axum, Ethiopia travel blog

Drive to Axum through Simien Mountains

A travel blog entry by dmarek

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... about 35K people - mostly young people, according to Kibrom.  He said that many young Eritreans were coming to Ethiopia to escape compulsory military service and their families were coming with them because they would be jailed otherwise.  He ...

The Daily Grind, Mek'ele, Ethiopia travel blog

The Daily Grind

A travel blog entry by valaryr

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... , so morning report consists of around 50 people. Also, because the students are from all different countries and regions of Ethiopia with different dialects (as well as a few from South Sudan), all education and medical records are done in English… ...

Hi everyone!, Hawassa, Ethiopia travel blog

Hi everyone!

A travel blog entry by weegh

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... but every Monday VSO gives an update by e-mail about the safety in all Ethiopian areas. Fortunately we don’t perceive anything in Ethiopia. So far, no worries! Thanks to everyone leaving a message on the blog, and again: we’ll keep in touch! ...

The Journey Mistake to the Lake, Bahar Dar, Ethiopia travel blog

The Journey Mistake to the Lake

A travel blog entry by latitudeproblem

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Faff faff faff, what a bunch of faffers! 'Please arrive at 4.30' I had been told when booking my bus ticket, then the guy at the guest house told me to get there for 4.45, the taxi was late and I got there for 5 but I was still 45 minutes early. The ...

Safe travel, Arba Minch, Ethiopia travel blog

Safe travel

A travel blog entry by ethiopiastpauls

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Today, we travelled for 11 hours, 9 driving. Arrived safely in Arba Munch. Much hotter here. Due to be 34 degrees tomorrow, Tuesday. Early start. Leave at 5.45 am to meet groups for a couple of hours before they start work at 8.00 am. What generosity ...

The inofficial 8th wonder of the modern world, Lalibela, Ethiopia travel blog

The inofficial 8th wonder of the modern world

A travel blog entry by helman

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... and were built by King Lalibela who was then Ethiopian king in the 13th century. He copied churches from Axum (northern Ethiopia) and included influences from his time spent in Jerusalem (thus influences from the Orthodox churches of India & Syria ...

A love hotel and the great outdoors!, Debark, Ethiopia travel blog

A love hotel and the great outdoors!

A travel blog entry by outbounders

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Selam, The Simien National park contains Ethiopia's biggest and most spectacular mountain range, the Simien Mountains. Located east of Debark, this small town is a convenient jumping off point for tourists wanting to explore the spectacular mountain ...

Addis Ababa again, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia travel blog

Addis Ababa again

A travel blog entry by brownefamily5

Short flight back to Addis where we went to Oziopia guest house which is where a lot of people from Australia stay when here. Abebe is now studying in Adelaide and his mum and two sisters look after the place. His sisters are on school holidays this week ...

Powerless..., Addis Ababa, Ethiopia travel blog

Powerless...

A travel blog entry by franso

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... the drugs will sort me out and in two days I’ll have a recovery day to hopefully again stack some calories. Ethiopia is a beautiful country: rolling hills, green, lots of trees and forests, grain fields, small villages, houses made of wooden ...

Weekend in Woliso, Woliso, Ethiopia travel blog

Weekend in Woliso

A travel blog entry by nawsh

... , etc. I can;t describe it but I understand that each bungalow on the property was designed to represent each of the 80 ethnic groups in ethiopia. See pics on facebook. I went to bed at 9 am and slept like a baby till 3 am when I was woken up by some ...

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