Fasika Hotel

P.O.Box 568, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Addis Ababa

Life in the Operating Room

A travel blog entry by braindoc21


... line of work – was brand new about 4 years ago. But with sometimes twice daily usage
over 4 years and other abuse no doubt the teeth have become worn and are barely
holding on. Time to look for
another donation…… The sterile
drapes, meanwhile, are ancient. I
suspect they are old surgical drapes from the 70’s and 80’s in the west that
have been donated. They are made
of a thick ...


A travel blog entry by gregd999


... to attend, so I hoofed it back to Meskel Square where there was a large orthodox church called St Stephens adjacent. Turned out that the call to prayer that woke me about 4am wasn't a mosque at all, but rather an orthodox church. The building was far too small to hold everybody, so there were hundreds standing outside joining in, courtesy of big speakers. Women were mainly on one side of the building, all covered in white shawls, whilst all the men were either inside, or on the ...

Day 2 in Addis (Ken)

A travel blog entry by kwinters


... br> I don't yet have the right kind of change in the local currency to hand out, but Susie made a greatly appreciated gesture by giving her almost full slushy to a group of young children. Their excitement was amazing, as they ran off, and assuming sharing occurred she made the night for 4 or 5 of them.

The beggars were contrasted by a huge beautiful and expensive new church and a shopping area complete with neon lights, loud music and the ...

Addis Ababa 3.0

A travel blog entry by lee.d.rosen


... I had was no use but then a guy turned around from a row ahead of me and said, follow me I can show you around. Bruk escorted me a couple blocks to another street where we hopped on another minibus that would drop us near the museum. He covered my fares and demanded that as a guest of his country it was his pleasure and duty to show me around. I learned that Bruk was a 27 year old who had recently left his job to do some local traveling, ...

Buses and planes- culture shock time

A travel blog entry by brynandnate

... to pass the time until our 02:50 AM flight... but by the time we arrived in Addis, we had only about 30 min until the museums started closing, so we parted ways (too briefly!) with our dear Germans, and got in a taxi to go to Ghion Hotel. It was billed as "an oasis" in Addis, and it was. It had flush toilets, running water, computers with internet, food, and most importantly, no one heckling us or staring at us. We did not need to try to get anywhere or ...


This hotel, located on P.O.Box 568, Addis Ababa, is near Churches of Lalibela, Church of St George, and Derg Monument.
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