Seven Olives Hotel

Lalibela, Lalibela, Ethiopia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Lalibela

Hewn Churches (Wow!)

A travel blog entry by carlosherbane


What a brilliant night's sleep that was. It was not cold and the new pillow really did pay dividends. An early start and a hot shower! Yes a hot shower!

The tour to the hewn churches started early at 7.00am. We picked up our guide (Joseph) and entered the UNESCO site! Wow! Wow! Wow! I spent four hours reminding myself that this complex of …

Gonder to Lalibela

A travel blog entry by carlosherbane


That was a great night's sleep. The best for over a week now! A 6.00am start saw me go to look (in vain as it turned out) for coffee and breakfast. Early morning Gonder was interesting. Again, quite a few people were sleeping in the streets and doorways. Random sheep and dogs walking in the streets. A minibus drove past me with several sheep …

Pilgrims and churches

A travel blog entry by renzo59


it's a quite long way from gondar to lalibela but we enjoyed the view and villages along the road on the plateau at 3500/4000 m. loads of pilgrims gather in lalibela on the first days of january for the great feast and churches and monasteries are crowded with priests and people chanting and praying.


A travel blog entry by harryabroad


The drive to Lalibela was great, the bitumen was new and the bends sweeping cambered and sweet. The climb up saw us reach an altitude of 3650mtrs and the Shorty was definitely struggling for breath, the exhaust fumes were thick and black!! The upper world was almost hard to recognise as Africa the people were dressed as you would expect in …

Churches, Caves, Rocks, Pilgrims plus Minibuses

A travel blog entry by rupertcdean


... only one there, I no idea what to expect. It turned out to be a real treat. The “Full” breakfast was one egg scrambled on hot chill bean and tomato paste with fresh natural yoghurt and fresh bread. Delicious and freshly ground coffee to match - heaven.

I plumped for a day off after yesterday’s exertions and wanted to sort out some things on the internet. I got my kit washed, sorted out my flights to Madagascar and was generally organised. ...

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This hotel, located on Lalibela, Lalibela, is near Simien National Park and The Ruins of Aksum.
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