Olympus Guest House

Africa avenue Bole Olympia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Hotel
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Chaos, Christianity and the Chat Show

A travel blog entry by latitudeproblem


... that they were heading that way, in their defence they had been heading that way when I first saw them. I took them up on the offer and soon realised that they weren't after anything except practising a bit of English, or at least they hid it well. They were students, Yeilma was at school and Yohanes was studying accounting, who'd a thunk it?

The three of us walked over several mounds of earth dumped on the ground near the roundabout where one day maybe some ...

The Crooked Spine

A travel blog entry by braindoc21


... have the opportunity to meet him until this trip. Although technically supported by the
Jewish Joint Distribution Commission, religion, he concedes, has nothing to do
with what he does. People, mostly
children, come from around the country, seeking his help. His reputation proceeds him and it is
all word of mouth. They
arrive with some of the most contorted and distorted looking spines you could
ever imagine. Many are born that ...

New Year's Resolution

A travel blog entry by sphurley

... wanted to carry all our stuff for us and made sure we were comfortable, offering us their couches and chairs, food and coffee. Yibekal played soccer with the boys, and as soon as he got a little dirt on his pants they got on their knees to wipe it off. The same thing when they saw that one of my shoes was untied- they immediately went down to tie it. Or when I sniffled and the girls ran to get me toilet paper so I could blow my nose. ...

Addis Ababa and Shegole

A travel blog entry by jarrod.coombs


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9.11.13 - So we have just arrived to the Addis International Terminal.. I think. This place is like a blast from the past. We all wait in line to pay our $20 (only accepted in USD or EURO) for our entry visa, then wait in another line to pass customs. We made it.. well almost. We enter this huge hall with super high ceilings, four baggage belt terminals with only two of them working and both squeeking beyond belief. We then go to the currency exchange ...

Addis Ababa 3.0

A travel blog entry by lee.d.rosen


... and advance himself in his career that gave him more of a leadership and business type role…pretty funny how much our situations paralleled each other. After practically giving me a guided tour of the National Museum, where the highlight was seeing the Lucy skeletons that were reconstructed he escorted me back to the area that I was staying and showed me to a local restaurant. I had my last Ethiopian meal of injera and sheep ...


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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4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding