Finfine Restaurant And Hotel

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Hotel

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A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

... Surma tribe, in south-western Ethiopia. They were culturally similar to the people of the Omo Valley. But, they lived on the other side of the valley, opposite the national park and tourists. They knew magic, made love potions, and resisted the influence of other Ethiopians. Their jungle was full of thieves, and soldiers who might rob me at gun-point.
-----Wow. I wanted to go to them!
-----A professor at Addis Ababa University, named Moges ...

Going to Market

A travel blog entry by latitudeproblem

... wheel barrows pulling or pushing over-ripe fruit.

My solution to sticking out is to pretend that you don't, and it kind of works. Just walk around like you always come here on a Friday afternoon, what's the big deal mate? What you looking at? Take a picture if you want? Actually I really wanted to take some pictures but this would have spoilt the false impression I was building so I just puffed my chest out and continued. ...

New Flower

A travel blog entry by latitudeproblem


... with American Dollars, 20 of them to be exact and despite me taking out the local Birr currency in an attempt to change this to dollars, I was still met with a cold shoulder and an expression that said: Why didn't you pay attention to your Guidebook ****wit?

Luckily, someone in the queue was willing to exchange 20 Dollars for 400 Birr (approx 20 Dollars) and voila I was in.


Taking it easy

A travel blog entry by larry.phillips


... at Addis a week ago at night and left early the next morning we didn't see a lot of it.First impressions are quite good for an African city of 5 million people. While there is some poverty there are a lot of commercial sections and reasonably good infrastructure.


Security and Terrorism (by Ken)

A travel blog entry by kwinters


... responsible for the mall attack in Nairobi Kenya this past September.

As part of my job, I receive regular anti-terrorism training, and that alone can make one a little extra cautious (i.e. paranoid). Then just 3 days before our trip I saw that the Australia government was telling it's citizens to reconsider any planned travel to Ethiopia. Hmm, to go or not to go?

Since this might be the last time when the 4 of our schedules would ...


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