Queen of Sheba Hotel

PO Box 5090, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Hotel

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A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

... dropped me in the town of Welkite. In this heat and unfamiliar humidity, I needed to eat well to stay healthy. I ordered myself "tibs". Morsels of goat meat in a buttery sauce, served with injera bread and spicy orange powder.
-----Walking to the edge of town, I was chased by a drunken, white-bearded man. He shouted, "Give me! Give me! Give me!" And a sweeter girl called to me: "Money, money, money ..."
-----I was picked up here by two ...

No Mum, I'm not starving...

A travel blog entry by hannah_rollings


... a multitude of development issues to tackle, but it will no doubt help to ease the traffic and pollution problems in the city.

Quite horrifyingly, black holes punctuate the pavements in Addis. These death traps offer a glimpse to the sewerage system of the city – nice! One clumsy or drunken misstep and you'll be up to your knees in raw sewage. Something I've managed to avoid, so far…

Despite ...

The City at Street Level

A travel blog entry by latitudeproblem

... the roads were mostly unpaved and there was the occasional pile of mud and rubble to contend with. I walked for a good 20 minutes just to get a feel for the place, people noticed me but were not staring. Some school kids said hello to me in English and I got a few bemused smiles from others but probably because I was a westerner walking in the afternoon heat. Having said that the temperature was not excessive at ...


A travel blog entry by braindoc21

... 100/ year. No kidding.

Not surprisingly, the practice of medicine is very different here. As most of the population lives in isolated small villages – often separated by amazing scenery – it would take many hours, on foot or donkey to access the closest medical clinic – usually staffed by either a nurse or a first year intern. As a result, many villages have their own witch doctor or shaman who provide the first level of care ...

Security and Terrorism (by Ken)

A travel blog entry by kwinters


... Our hotel is located in the Bole district and the other day we walked through a nearby area known as "Little Mogadishu" (where many Somalis live).

In addition to the more recent threat of terrorism, there has apparently long been fears of crime or attack by people living here. All the homes here are basically walled compounds (7 - 10' high) with razor wire or broken glass s******** top to prevent intruders. The concept of talking to ...

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This hotel, located on PO Box 5090, Addis Ababa, is near Churches of Lalibela, Church of St George, and Derg Monument.
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