Ararat Hotel

Dessie Road, Addis Ababa, 1000-155, Ethiopia | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Addis Ababa

Doing more stupid things.

A travel blog entry by kyley on Jul 26, 2014

1 comment

... babies while I'm in Ethiopia and so totally alone and every person I talk to thinks they're in love with me or asks for money and I just want to not be in Ethiopia for like one day and I was just having a really hard couple days.

So after nearly two hours they finally agreed to take me to the hotel where the reception could verify that they knew me and I could show them my real passport and visa.

Plus they felt it was unsafe to release ...

Dubai to Ethiopia

A travel blog entry by peterandjane on Apr 27, 2014

2 comments, 63 photos

... like a rather grand house, but is unused and heavily guarded, although did have nice views over the town and lake. We had our first good cappuccino here and it was so good we went back for another, but they had run out of milk! Ethiopia is the home of coffee, and where the arabica bean was first found. The locals drink a lot of it, either in cafes or at coffee ceremonies at simple stalls. They also make great juice from a mixture of ...

Sim Pathetic

A travel blog entry by latitudeproblem on Apr 11, 2014

1 photo

... placed into my second hand Nokia phone.

I sat and had a coke while my new friend went in search of the chosen sim. He came back with a small, scratched, green thing with the chip part looking mostly intact. It cost me slightly more than a pound which is already over the odds as they're 99p at home but it had 10 Bir (30p) credit already added so I was ready to roll. No commission appeared to have been ...

Flight to Ethiopia

A travel blog entry by loveashgirl on Feb 21, 2014

... Burundi. We're scheduled to arrive in Ethiopia at 6:45 AM local time. At this point, I think most of our nerves have calmed as most of the ladies are starting to fall asleep. I've got my feet propped straight up in the air, resting in the back of Christina's chair. Even with the compression socks, after seven hours of flying they're already swelling. Here's to another none hours of flight before we land in ...


A travel blog entry by gregd999 on Dec 22, 2013

1 comment, 11 photos

... what the routine is. Here, well think of a room of duds equal to America's worst, who don't know what a tune or a microphone is, or even that they need to look at the camera. Stage hands were turning people around mid performance. Not many could sing, so mostly they just stood and jiggled. The judges sat behind a kitchen table, with a badly draped orange sheet on it, and talked into a microphone that crackled. Wonder if Simon Cowell knows about it?

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This 3 star hotel, located on Dessie Road, Addis Ababa, is near Churches of Lalibela, Church of St George, and Derg Monument.
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