Harar Ras Hotel

P.O.Box 45 , Harar, Ethiopia | Hotel
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A travel blog entry by lee.d.rosen


Harar is a city located up in the hills of eastern Ethiopia on the way to Djibouti, famous for its walled city, the world's best chat and feeding the hyena's as part of a religious ritual. It is a Muslim dominated town and its narrow alleyways had the feeling similar to Stone Town, Lamu and Mombasa. There are 5 gates to the old walled city that is one square kilometer and has over 368 alleys, countless mosques and is filled with ...

Harar, Feeding the Hyenas!!

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14


Today was another long travel day, but with a great finale! We left Lalibela at 9am to make the drive down the mountain to the airport. Driving past the green, terraced fields, hundreds of farmers walking their animals to pasture, and gathering water from the rivers swollen from the runoff of recent rainfall reminds us of how much work must be done here just to sustain life. It is challenging for those of us from the affluent Western world ...

Harar and Hyenas

A travel blog entry by leahaston


We caught a flight from Lalibela to Gonder, from Gonder to Addis, and then from Addis to Dire Dawa (nothing in Ethiopia is direct or straight forward but the alternative was a three day bus ride). At the Dire Dawa airport we caught a taxi to the bus station and then fought our way onto a local minibus. This was our first time catching a mini bus since Addis so I was a bit stressed about it, but everything went smoothly. In fact, there were huge crowds ...


A travel blog entry by brownefamily5


... with all the spice and other smells. We all ended up sneezing. Drove to Harar which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. A very old walled city, the fourth most important Muslim city in the world (it has 72 mosques), and has attracted all sorts of people and travellers over the centuries. Went to the house of a French Poet who decided to live here (there has been quite a French influence here over the last couple of centuries and lots of French tourists ...

Harar, chat, hyenas and dutch beer

A travel blog entry by leoinafrica

... in color and very soft and tasty. The meat market is a c-shaped building, eagles sit all around the rooftop and it's a great show when someone comes out of the stand and throws some pieces of fat in the air.
I also tried it and almost got attacked by one coming from the back..
after lunch Achmed and Diba invited me to a friends to chew some chat in a typical Adare House.
Adare houses, the classical Harari houses have a huge living ...

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