Travel Blogs from Gonder
Pictures from Hypertravel: 100 Countries in 2 Years (Backpackers' Guide to the World and the Soul) by Hardie Karges, more info at http://hyper-travel.blogspot.com/
Der dritte Punkt der Kulturroute. Ich schaue mir am Morgen den Royal Enclosure mit seinen Überresten von Kastellen aus dem 17. und 18. Jahrhundert und der umlaufenden Burgmauer an, die alle mit ihren Steinmauern ziemlich europäisch aussehen und nach und nach von verschiednen Herrschern erbaut wurden.
Natürlich eine weitere World Heritage Site.
Der Nachmittag ist dann ...
... it was a great location. We had our first beer since leaving Egypt, and the hotel fed us eggs with goat and bread. I spent most of the night playing with some super cute kiddies from the hotel and getting my hair put into plaits – much to Rory’s horror!
The first big destination here for us was to the town of Gonder.
The first thing we did was sort out some food. We went to a local place down the road and enjoyed local St George beer and Injera. Injera is like ...
... had been to.
After the church, we rode over to Fasilidas Bath via a bajaj (a local tuk tuk). Even though we felt like we were in camelot, it still had an African feel, as our bajaj driver fed and nursed a monkey on the way to the baths.
Once again, we were in Ethiopia at the wrong time of year, as we couldn't take a dip in the Fasiladas bath as it was empty, but it still had a camelot feel. Much bigger than an olympic sized pool, this bath is filled every ...
... rocks to the perfect spot for a dip. The water felt amazing, fresh and clean. We hung around in the water just chatting and relaxing for quite a while before heading back to camp for brekky time.
Tim and Kim’s Village is a really beautiful place. Perfect place to camp and just relax for a few days. Tim and Kim themselves are super friendly and really cool to chat to. They set the chilled vibe for the whole place. The toilets are SUPER clean and ...