Harar Ras Hotel

P.O.Box 45 , Harar, Ethiopia | Hotel
 

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Hyenas run this town!

A travel blog entry by outbounders

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Selam,

At the beginning of our Ethiopian safari Alex and I ambitiously decided to squeeze a suggested three week itinerary into a two week time frame. By the end of our two weeks, we were exhausted, but with a few extra days we decided to visit one last destination Harar!

Located on the eastern edge, the small city borders unstable Somalia, yet its peaceful streets provide tourists the chance to freely wonder endless alleys. The Hararian charm is comparable to ...

Harar

A travel blog entry by lee.d.rosen

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... had arranged for the day. Being true Germans, I loved that they were all about the schedule and getting out to see the city. We stayed at traditional Adare houses that were a short walk from each other, so after dropping off our bags we headed out to see what Harar was all about.

Our guide Hailo was a goofy character who spoke amazing English and had a perfect blend of sarcasm and humor that I had not found much in ...

Harar, Feeding the Hyenas!!

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

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... those we are helping is the penultimate way to share with others. It allows a financial connection, as well as an emotional one, which makes each of us a bit more sensitive and another step along the way to maturity in our lives' journeys.
But we digress…there is often not a direct way to journey from one location in Ethiopia to another — as we experienced in our drive from Makele to Axum. Today, we are making what would be a 2 ...

Harar and Hyenas

A travel blog entry by leahaston

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... we really came to Harar was to feed wild hyenas. It seemed like just the type of unique travel experience we look for. Harar is quite an interesting city. During the day wild hyenas live in the hillside and hunt. As night falls the hyenas skulk back into the city, digging in dumpsters and roaming the streets. In fact, our hotel's claim to fame is that you can often see hyenas eating from the dumpster at the back. As we approached Harar the sun had set ...

Harar

A travel blog entry by brownefamily5

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... just wanted to get back into the van! There are about 150 hyenas in the pack that will come into be fed or into the city (through small hyena holes in the wall) to clean up the city waste during the night and it has been a family tradition that they feed them well before tourists came to see this. Apparently, no-one has ever been attacked and they won’t even bother anyone who is sleeping along the roads as they roam through the city. Hmmmm. Not ...

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