Ras Amba Hotel

Queen Elizabeth II Street, Addis Ababa, 34063, Ethiopia | Hotel

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Dubai to Ethiopia

A travel blog entry by peterandjane


... plus on the last day, we saw walia ibex and klipspringer antelope. Much of the hike was along the escarpment edges, but we had to descend several times which meant a hard steep climb back to the canyon rims. The steepness would have been hard enough at low level, but doubly so at altitude! Campsites were very basic, but we had a cosy red tent, good meals, and it was an awesome few days.

On the way back to Gondar, our ...

Changing Altitudes

A travel blog entry by latitudeproblem


... the enjera seems to fill you the **** up, you can take the tourettes out of the enjera but you can't ******* do anything about tourettes, you *******.

So, Daniel the unwanted but incessant guide carried on faithfully at my side until I started to like the ****er. He had some sad stories about his own history, but I was trying to keep it all at arm's length so as not to come across all philanthropic. We sat on a metal tube by the side of the road and watched as ...


A travel blog entry by jennifersarah


... in the Bale Mountains and I even punched Ellen's bed who was bunking above me. We were lucky and got to enjoy hot springs in Wendo Genet (though they aren't quite as atmospheric as home). Unfortunately there was a roach infestation in one of the girls room but luckily mine was A OK. I have been quite lucky when it comes to bugs. One in our group found a solar fuge bug and a scorpion when rolling up their tent on the same day. A solar fuge looks like a tarantula, ...

I'm back.......

A travel blog entry by braindoc21


... waiting for the flight. Flight to Frankfurt – uneventful. Completely disoriented after popping an Ambien with another glass of wine at dinner, sleeping for 5 hours and then awaking just before touchdown mind you, but still uneventful. Had just over an hour on the ground in Frankfurt – elected to forgo the fresh breakfast in the business lounge there (again, score one for gold status) in favor of a shower (afterall, it may be 3 weeks before I ...

How NOT to Interact with Street Beggars (Ken)

A travel blog entry by kwinters


... their begging symbols. Dagim, protecting us, gave the girl a 1 Birr and told them to go away, but they hoped for a much richer reward from the rich white man so the pursuit continued.

The little boy was quite cute and showed hopeful anticipation in his eyes, so I kind of enjoyed his repeated attempt to emotionally manipulate me. A couple times I stopped and gave the hungry hand gesture to him, holding out my own hand as if I was begging from him.(he knew something was wrong, ...

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This hotel, located on Queen Elizabeth II Street, Addis Ababa, is near Churches of Lalibela, Church of St George, and Derg Monument.
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