Olympus Guest House

Address: Africa avenue Bole Olympia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on Africa avenue Bole Olympia, Addis Ababa, is near Churches of Lalibela, Church of St George, and Derg Monument.
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Travel Blogs from Addis Ababa

Changing Altitudes

A travel blog entry by latitudeproblem on Apr 12, 2014

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... but then felt like a dick. Daniel said it was fine to take pictures but I didn't like it. He explained that in essence it was just a job or a way of life, therefore not patronising or voyeuristic to photograph, which I suppose I knew already. I was still happier just watching it and, apart from ducking when a stack of sticks narrowly missed my western scalp, I managed to stay out of their way and hopefully contributed by default to keeping their way of life intact, for now. ...

Ethiopia

A travel blog entry by jennifersarah on Mar 18, 2014

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... in the Bale Mountains and I even punched Ellen's bed who was bunking above me. We were lucky and got to enjoy hot springs in Wendo Genet (though they aren't quite as atmospheric as home). Unfortunately there was a roach infestation in one of the girls room but luckily mine was A OK. I have been quite lucky when it comes to bugs. One in our group found a solar fuge bug and a scorpion when rolling up their tent on the same day. A solar fuge looks like a tarantula, ...

I'm back.......

A travel blog entry by braindoc21 on Feb 11, 2014

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... waiting for the flight. Flight to Frankfurt – uneventful. Completely disoriented after popping an Ambien with another glass of wine at dinner, sleeping for 5 hours and then awaking just before touchdown mind you, but still uneventful. Had just over an hour on the ground in Frankfurt – elected to forgo the fresh breakfast in the business lounge there (again, score one for gold status) in favor of a shower (afterall, it may be 3 weeks before I ...

How NOT to Interact with Street Beggars (Ken)

A travel blog entry by kwinters on Dec 16, 2013

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... approached the area they had staked out.

There was a little boy, probably about 4 and a girl (I assumed his older sister) probably 10 or 11. They immediately started walking right beside us trying to get our attention and making the universal hand gesture for hungry (4 fingers together, with thumb against middle finger, moved to lips) followed by an open hand to receive a hoped for gift of money.

I tried to communicate a little with them, but it seemed that all they ...

A Motley Crew

A travel blog entry by shyam_t on Nov 28, 2013

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... sans the meat. Quite delicious! We found out too that video filming is frowned upon by the authorities here. Things that cannot be filmed - the palace(s), police stations, uniformed people. Melkamu, our very good local guide (with the whitest teeth I've seen), had to tell D (very politely) that his indiscriminate filming might ruin everyone's holiday and to please only film in areas where it is allowed. In the background, G said she wasn't ...