Savanna International Hotel

Christopher Dagama Street, Asmara, Eritrea | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Asmara

The Ancient Kingdom of Axum

A travel blog entry by larry.phillips

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... Solomon send Menelek home. Menelek took with him, however, 1200 Jews from the priest tribe (Levi). This was the origin of the Falasha (or black) Jews.

The legend goes on to say that when leaving Israel, this priest class took the Ark of the Covenant (which contained the tablets on which Moses received the 10 commandments) with them to Axum, the capital of Ethiopia at that time. ...

Aksum

A travel blog entry by lee.d.rosen

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... a flight to Lalibela, so I made my way directly to the Akusmite Stelae and arranged for a guide and a tuk tuk hire.

My guide Aregawi was great, speaking clear English, encouraging questions and actually having answers to most of them (or if there weren't answers, because so much ...

October 1st Axum

A travel blog entry by marpob

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... bare feet on rocks and dirt and kept a smile on her face the entire time. When we stopped for q dip in the road the guide told her to stay away from the bus in case a rock kicked up and hit her. She followed us all the way to the church, felt bad for not buying anything but really did not want anything, Our hotel sits on top of a hill over looking the town which makes it inconvenient to doing anything, our guide arranged the driver to take ...

September 30th simien to Axum

A travel blog entry by marpob

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... rough I cannot type nor read. The bus is rattling things are falling off the seats, I lost my water bottle, never to be seen again.....outside Debark we descend the mountain on a road built by the Italians. It's beautiful vista but a bit of dangerous road with sharp switchbacks and of course dirt road. We have a good driver and because most people travel by local bus, foot or in this area horse, there is not a lot of travel. Probably the ...

Give me one Birr!!

A travel blog entry by ablo

... Abba Litquinos monastery, got a bit lost en route and when finally found we couldn't get any sense out of "priests" but A wasn't allowed in for some reason. Descended after admiring view across yo mountain range and headed back into town. Drink and snack at Yeha hotel then A visited the new St Mary of Zion church (the old one closed for restoration).Said it was bonkers and colourful. He also got a priest to show him a bible and saw Haile ...

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This hotel, located on Christopher Dagama Street, Asmara, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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