Amanaya Guest House

Bole Kfle Ketema, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Addis Ababa

Mayhem on the streets

A travel blog entry by braindoc21

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7

... no discrimination for mini-taxis, the
regular taxis discriminate. A
lot. They have Ethiopian prices
and ferenje (white person) prices.
Usually the latter is atleast double the former. It ****** me off. I end up paying more for a taxi in
Addis than I would in KC. And the
ride is not nearly as comfortable and safe! One Ethiopian I met claimed I was “robbing” his fellow
countrymen asking for a fair taxi ...

Addis Ababa

A travel blog entry by gregd999

1
7

... a phone and rang the hotel, but nobody answered. After an hour, an opposition hotel volunteered to try to find the guy who should have been manning the hotel's booth at the airport. ("Now I've helped you, you can help me". "OK, how much?"). The discovered guy then told me he would sent the mini bus which would be there in 10 minutes. After another hour, another guy materialised to tell me that, if I walked out to the carpark I'd find the bus. I did, but didn't find the driver. ...

Day 2 in Addis (Ken)

A travel blog entry by kwinters

2
10

Everything I write here is raw and unedited. I want to capture the trip, not win a Pulitzer. So please excuse any spelling or grammar errors.

My morning started at about 530. I could hear the distant sound of music and realized it must be calls to prayer from the Mosque a few blocks away. I'd never heard that before and it was beautiful, almost enchanting, so I headed outside to hear better.

The hotel gate guard was the only person ...

Buses and planes- culture shock time

A travel blog entry by brynandnate

... top of a bus. We were immediately swarmed with people asking where we wanted to go, asking for money, asking to carry our bags... Uwa, Nate and I formed a ring around all of our luggage, while Jasmin and Rebecca braved the throngs of people to find a bus that was actually going to Shashamane. They quickly returned and lead us to one of the many buses that was waiting in this marketplace. Reluctantly, we handed our bags over to a few young men, who ...

September 23, 2013 Addis

A travel blog entry by marpob

2
21

... d be crushed as the crowd pushed and the police struggled to open the large doors that swung inward. Everyone pushed, it was kind of neat, felt like being in a fast moving river, resistance is futile just go with the flow. We made our way around the stadium, this time in the masses, dodging rocks, mud, bones (I have no idea) and really inconvenient placed fences that do not stop people from shoving. People of all ages either hopped over the fence or ...

Location

This hotel, located on Bole Kfle Ketema, Addis Ababa, is near Churches of Lalibela, Church of St George, and Derg Monument.
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