Ras Amba Hotel

Address: Queen Elizabeth II Street, Addis Ababa, 34063, Ethiopia | Hotel
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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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      Travel Blogs from Addis Ababa

      The art of Pickpocketing

      A travel blog entry by william.ripley on Sep 14, 2014

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      ... phone. Then as your target approaches you must look as normal as possible and "accidentally" spit on this person. Their immediate reaction will be to wipe it off. Perfect their hands will not be in their pockets insuring nobody pickpockets them as you are about to do. THE MOST IMPORTANT PART is to be super super super polite. Apologize continuously to your target about the spit. Offer ...

      Doing more stupid things.

      A travel blog entry by kyley on Jul 26, 2014

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      ... we drove we had a great chat.
      Yilma is very well traveled, really interesting, shared his thoughts about the current government and life in Ethiopia.
      He owns a concrete plant outside of town and has family all over the world, so he's super well educated and interesting.
      He dropped me off at Meskel Square and asked me out for dinner the next day, which I declined by explaining I was leaving Addis in the morning (I wasn't).
      But I did give him ...


      A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus on Jun 20, 2014

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      ... when I asked someone directions, he wanted to gain from me materially.
      -----The beggars whom I felt the most sympathy for were the women with young children. Seeing them, understanding that many men neglected their babies, it made me wish that we'd get rid of monogamy and capitalism for good, and all the men could work to support all the women, who - when take care of - would live to please the men.
      -----But on the dirty streets of Addis ...

      Back in the Big Smoke

      A travel blog entry by latitudeproblem on Apr 23, 2014

      ... br>
      I love coming back to a place that you have visited before and taking it in with a new perspective, having now seen other parts of the country. I now looked at Addis as a vibrant, populace and modern place - contrary to my first thoughts that it was a steaming pile of rubble waiting with a false smile to charge you for a day tour.

      At about midday, I said goodbye to Micha and Sarah and gathered my bags out of the jeep. Mita dropped me at a place he knew where ...

      The day the lights went out.....

      A travel blog entry by braindoc21 on Mar 04, 2014

      ... circumstances.

      It turns out the entire generator went up in flames just then. Literally. It kicked on when we lost power from the usual electrical supply and then literally caught fire and then eventually blew up. The entire hospital compound was out of power. Without power there is no plumbing. I discovered that when I returned to my apartment to find the same. The electrical company is supposed to be trucking in a new generator for the ...