Atlas International Hotel

Mickiliand Road, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Addis Ababa

A Ceremonious Sendoff

A travel blog entry by latitudeproblem

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... and with my flight at midnight I was running out of time to make my mark on this event.

21.37: I asked Cassie and Mita for a literal translation of a goodwill message, I made sure that I jotted it down in my trusty second hand Nokia phonetically so there was no chance of ******* up the pronunciation.

21.43: The family gathered everyone inside and an Ethiopian classic song came on, maybe like the Auld Lang Syne of Sub Saharan Africa, either ...

The day the lights went out.....

A travel blog entry by braindoc21

... happens a few times a week. It stays off for about 10-15 seconds then “the generator” kicks in. I assume they mean the back-up generator which most modern day hospitals have – for obvious reasons. This time the power stays off for a bit longer. Closer to 30 seconds. It stutters a bit coming back on several times. This is different from the last time. During one of those hiccups there must be a power surge and our one functioning ...

Addis, Bus Travel, Malibu Storks and Lake Storms.

A travel blog entry by rupertcdean

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... 8217;s communal breakfasts and her Ethiopian coffee were a real treat. It took me two days to get organised to head south towards the Kenyan border. My destination was the South Omo Valley and the tribes that live there, but this was only achievable via several bus trips. All Ethiopian buses travel during the day, leaving the night travel to the minibuses (which are illegal) and which travel at speed and are somewhat dangerous. So this not being ...

A Relaxing Day (by Ken)

A travel blog entry by kwinters

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... filled with cars, no crowds, and no beggars) and the ice cream was excellent.

In the evening, we went shopping in a luxurious multistory building with escalators, music, lights, and very stylish clothing. I did not feel like I was in Ethiopia. The prices were actually significantly higher than for identical items in the US (because of the laws of supply and demand). A dress that would be considered reasonably priced for a Wallmart worker in the US was ...

The Cradle of Mankind

A travel blog entry by shobhagopinath

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... with Diamonds" was playing over and over again at the party celebrating her discovery. So these scientists with their vast intellect decided to call their greatest discovery, Lucy. I prefer the Ethiopian name for her - "Dinknesh" which means "Wondrous One" - that has more dignity and a ring of respect to it.

We drove around Addis Ababa and it reminded me of India ... the mayhem of animals, pedestrians, cars, lorries all moving along cheek by uneasy ...

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