Quara Hotel

P. O. Box – 182, Gonder, Ethiopia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Gonder

Early Start, Late Flemish

A travel blog entry by latitudeproblem

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... financial career seemed slightly inferior but thanks to good humour, good music and some amazing scenery we all got on like a jeep on fire. Mita, behind the wheel, was a hardened Ethiopian endurance driver from another era, who appeared to require less fuel than his vehicle. As long as we fed him a bottle of coke every six or seven hours then he’d just keep driving until the sun went down. Having said that, he was happy to ...

Mundane Chores in an Ancient City

A travel blog entry by latitudeproblem

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... of subtle things: food, lack of proper sleep, malaria, typhoid, hepatitis A-H etc but I was sure it was just the tail end of a longish day.

An early night turned into a late one as the night club next door started to play some of the shittest EthioPop I have heard yet. I watched Al-Jazeera for a bit with the highlight being a story about the dying art of being a clown. There are apparently little more than 100 'registered-clowns' left ...

Ethiopia Part 2

A travel blog entry by jennifersarah

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... may be a cultural thing. It turns out they are "performing" for tourists in the hopes of getting gifts, toys or money. Suddenly it wasn't as cute. Then I learned children have been hit and run over as they are in the roads in the hopes of handouts from tourists. It is tough as you want to donate your emptied water bottle to a child but you can't if you don't have one for each kid as a fight will follow if you don't. Then you see children selling gum or products on the street and I ...

Africa's Camelot!

A travel blog entry by outbounders

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... likely a tip off from our hotel).

Our sight seeing begun with Gondar Castle, dubbed The African Camelot! Home to the royal family, the castle and surrounding grounds date back to the 15th century. Our research stated admission was 50 Birr, but on arrival we were dumbfounded and blindsided by the 200 Birr price! The "new" admission was questionable as the price adjustment was ...

Gonder - strange place

A travel blog entry by juliebowers

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... which is now ruins. Ok to wander around for an hour! We then visited Debre Sina Church built in 1608 with some interesting murals! Not much else to see! We then met up with Antonella, an Italian who I had met on the boat trip in Bahar Dar. We had kept in touch by text as she was interested in joining us on a trip to the Simien Mountains and it helped keep the cost down! ...

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This hotel, located on P. O. Box – 182, Gonder, is near Fasil Ghebbi.
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