Belayneh Hotel

Address: Harar, Ethiopia | Hotel
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      Wandering the markets of Harar

      A travel blog entry by kinruss on Jan 10, 2015

      14 photos

      ... called Hyrex which are related to the elephant family but look like a cross between a large possum and small wombat. The road was the main highway to Somaliland where trucks went one way delivering chat and coming back with Somalian contraband. We stopped at a market to check it all out. Tonight we visited the feeding of the hyenas a Harar specialty where people can feed the hyenas by holding a pice of meat on a stick in their mouth. Russell was the only game ...

      Lalibela to Harar

      A travel blog entry by kinruss on Jan 08, 2015

      3 photos

      ... by Roda whse family has owned the house for over 6 generations. This is signified by the amount of baskets, bowls and coffee sets lining the walls which each new wife has brought along. The main building has an eating - greeting area that is stepped up. You sit in order of hierarchy with the family leader having the most advantageous viewpoint. Our bedroom leads off this main room, but it is also a hallway to the storage room and the main bedroom and bathroom. We have ...

      Hyenas run this town!

      A travel blog entry by outbounders on Apr 15, 2014

      12 photos

      ... during our stay, but this night was different - This night we turned the corner and walked into a hyena! This hyena scattered quickly, with our adrenaline rushing we excitingly recalled our close encounter! Distracted by the replay we wondered down an alley with three more hyenas, this time we weren't sure how lucky we would be! Alex led the way and I followed close behind striking the wall hoping the sudden noise would chase them off! IT WORKED, the three hyenas scattered quickly ...


      A travel blog entry by lee.d.rosen on Oct 30, 2013

      15 photos

      ... of meat scraps and begins tossing meat to loosen them up. He then feeds them from his hand and mouth and invites you to join in. I would be lying if I wasn't a little nervous about this, but a couple of beers helped loosen me up. Hyena's have the most powerful jaws of all mammals and they are much bigger when you are on their same level as opposed to being in a safari vehicle. Staring at their face 6 inches from yours was terrifying ...

      Harar, Feeding the Hyenas!!

      A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14 on Jul 23, 2013

      1 comment, 18 photos

      ... a fence in between you and them!". Our guide, Yonas, assures us that it is "usually" ok.
      With this assurance, Scot decides to step up next to the hyena man, and is motioned to kneel down. He does so, and is handed a small, 6 inch long stick and asked to hold it in his hand. The hyena man drapes a strip of raw meat on it and a 250 pound hyena approaches from the shadows and grabs the meat. Scot repeats this, and the hyena man then ...