Travel Blogs from Ethiopia

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Thousand year old stone churches, Lalibela, Ethiopia travel blog

Thousand year old stone churches

A travel blog entry by gary.rosewarne

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We arrived in Lalibela late and immediately headed over to the local mini-pub to watch the Germany vs Greece Euro match.  We met our guide at around 9am, bought tickets for all the churches and we were off to check out some ...

Robe, Robe, Ethiopia travel blog

Robe

A travel blog entry by izzie

Robe ...

Dinsho, Dinsho, Ethiopia travel blog

Dinsho

A travel blog entry by izzie

Dinsho ...

Wondo Genet, Wondo Genet, Ethiopia travel blog

Wondo Genet

A travel blog entry by izzie

Wondo Genet ...

Shashamane, Shashamane, Ethiopia travel blog

Shashamane

A travel blog entry by izzie

Shashamane ...

Arba Minch, Arba Minch, Ethiopia travel blog

Arba Minch

A travel blog entry by izzie

Arba Minch ...

Jinka, Jinka, Ethiopia travel blog

Jinka

A travel blog entry by izzie

Jinka ...

Hamer village, Hamer village, Ethiopia travel blog

Hamer village

A travel blog entry by izzie

Hamer village ...

... campo profughi..., gambel, Ethiopia travel blog

... campo profughi...

A travel blog entry by sistercrystal

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Questa mattina sveglia alle 06.45 e alle 08.00 siamo andati nella nostra chiesa nuova bellissima a sentir la messa e ad assistere alla consegna di non so quanti rosari a delle donne che verranno battezzate domenica prossima con l'arrivo del vescovo Abba ...

Addis exodus, Kombolcha, Ethiopia travel blog

Addis exodus

A travel blog entry by bonthorn

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... a car with missing headlights. Our highest point passed today was 3800 metres! There is plenty of deforestation. And yet Ethiopia is still quite green and fertile. People dress differently here, many more head scarves are worn by women, men are ...

Replaced by robots + genetically-enhanced monkeys, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia travel blog

Replaced by robots + genetically-enhanced monkeys

A travel blog entry by genik

... (like a cross between a cow and a horse), dik diks, baboons, ground hornbills, bustards and of course, like everywhere in Ethiopia, emaciated cows and cocky goats. Blasting off photos and leaving the car to get a few meters from the zebra, we had a ...

Visits & Mt. Intoto, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia travel blog

Visits & Mt. Intoto

A travel blog entry by johnelliott

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13 April - Peering across the Addis Ababa panorama through a 5AM lense is an enchanting sight. As faint hints of daybreak restle with the stillness a growing symphony faintly begins. It's Sunday morning and the faithful across this city of 5.5 million ...

You, you, you!, Āykel, Ethiopia travel blog

You, you, you!

A travel blog entry by tabasamu2010

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... 8211; always a good idea to keep ones energy for a border crossing – today we’ll be leaving Sudan and entering Ethiopia.  The later than planned drive to the border was filled with lush green scenery and flowing rivers. We also got a ...

Gonder, Gonder, Ethiopia travel blog

Gonder

A travel blog entry by izzie

Gonder ...

Gonder, Gonder, Ethiopia travel blog

Gonder

A travel blog entry by izzie

Gonder ...

Gonder, Gonder, Ethiopia travel blog

Gonder

A travel blog entry by izzie

Gonder ...

Chenek camp, Chenek camp, Ethiopia travel blog

Chenek camp

A travel blog entry by izzie

Chenek camp ...

May 24- In Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia travel blog

May 24- In Addis Ababa

A travel blog entry by amberlinas

I'm doing loads of research and just got some great news that I will be able to add a couple of extra destinations to my travels- Kenya and Cairo! At 20-40$ round trip... how CAN you pass up this opportunity? Now I am in search of areas to volunteer in ...

Jumping Bulls & Whipping Women, Turmi, Ethiopia travel blog

Jumping Bulls & Whipping Women

A travel blog entry by shyam_t

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It was with much excitement that we set off for the Hamar village - remoteness measure: it took us almost an hour to cover the 12km to the village. Many other 4WDs with tourists were already there for this very public important event. This was going to ...

Day 17 Shashemene, Shashemene, Ethiopia travel blog

Day 17 Shashemene

A travel blog entry by charlesaclark

On way to Wendo ...

BVAWT016(b) - HAAB, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia travel blog

BVAWT016(b) - HAAB

A travel blog entry by bva

HAAB - Addis Abeba Bole International ...

The Cradle of Mankind, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia travel blog

The Cradle of Mankind

A travel blog entry by shobhagopinath

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... and home to Lucy, the 3.2 million year old hominid that has become the world’s most famous fossil. Lucy returned home to Ethiopia after a 5 year tour of the U.S. Sadly, the original bones are no longer displayed but a replica is kept in a glass ...

Hot Springs Need I say More!, Shashamane, Ethiopia travel blog

Hot Springs Need I say More!

A travel blog entry by harryabroad

No more needs to be said, dam it was nice in the ...

Counting Clicks & Men with Guns, Turmi, Ethiopia travel blog

Counting Clicks & Men with Guns

A travel blog entry by shyam_t

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... body art, which can change daily, and can range from stripes, circles, stars, or in the case of one little boy - "I love Ethiopia" on his chest.  Scars are also important features of the tribe - either signifying valour (chest scars on a man mean ...

... ostie y salsa..., gambel, Ethiopia travel blog

... ostie y salsa...

A travel blog entry by sistercrystal

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Questa volta ce l'abbiamo fatta...! Io e Laura siamo riuscite a fare le ostie, non erano proprio perfette sinceramente perchč rimanevano attaccate alle piastre, abbiamo provato a oliare la superficie, abbiamo provato a tenerle pił tempo sotto, abbiamo ...

Axum/Aksum, Aksum, Ethiopia travel blog

Axum/Aksum

A travel blog entry by kyley

... .  Kibrom had been to Adwa before, but no further.   They were selling necklaces, but as it usually happens in Ethiopia they just started walking and talking with me.  They wanted to show me around, so first we headed to try Tej, local ...

Arba Minch, Arba Minch, Ethiopia travel blog

Arba Minch

A travel blog entry by tabasamu2010

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Day 78 Today: 300 km Total: 14,209 km   Today we again took on the road to Arba Minch. We first stopped at Shashemene to visit the Rastafarians and to see the museum dedicated to Haille Selassie. The Rasta guys were very friendly when we arrived ...

New Flower, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia travel blog

New Flower

A travel blog entry by eriklang

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... saw two more attractions, St. George’s Cathedral and the National Museum.  Dedicated to the dragon-slaying patron saint of Ethiopia, St. George’s is still a very important place for the faithful to come and pray.  I paid a guide for ...

Addis Uh Bob Uh, Addis Abbaba, Ethiopia travel blog

Addis Uh Bob Uh

A travel blog entry by huyclef

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... a point to eat everything I had on my plate. I can't tell you how many times my mom told me about the starving kids in Ethiopia to help me finish my dinner. I was determined not to become one of those starving kids. So in lieu of a raucous night, ...

Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia travel blog

Addis Ababa

A travel blog entry by johnelliott

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... the rear skull as well as the entire upper part of the spine, so I saw no conclusive evidence of how they attached. We took a nap, then dined at the Cottage Restaurant as the Sabbath came to Ethiopia. After a Bible study in our room we turned in at ...

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