Summerland Hotel

P.O. Box 1407, Bahar Dar, Ethiopia | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Bahar Dar

White Lies and the Blue Nile

A travel blog entry by latitudeproblem

6

... recognisable European-ness cannot hide my status as a faranji or foreigner, but Mush was able to wear both hats, speaking perfect Amharic to the locals then turning to chat to me in London slang.

Mush had to make up some ******** story about my family coming to visit the next day and that I wanted to have a look around first so I knew a little bit about what I would be showing them the following day. I still don't quite understand how this story got us a ...

Bean there Kumquat

A travel blog entry by latitudeproblem

9

Waking up surrounded by a mozzy net always makes you feel like you've been moved into quarantine while you slept. I couldn't even stretch my arm out to turn my irritating phone alarm off. There was no hot water but a cold shower suited me fine and I washed and made my way to the hotel's restaurant for some more traditional coffee. It was served in a uniquely shaped ceramic coffee pot that rests on a woven stand, on top of a bed of grass, which in turn was on top of a metal ...

The Journey Mistake to the Lake

A travel blog entry by latitudeproblem

2

Faff faff faff, what a bunch of faffers! 'Please arrive at 4.30' I had been told when booking my bus ticket, then the guy at the guest house told me to get there for 4.45, the taxi was late and I got there for 5 but I was still 45 minutes early. The Selam Bus staff had us all lined up as if we were going through airport security then we stood there in the cold while they made a song and dance about bugger all. We finally got on the bus at 5.35 ...

Gravel roads and waterfalls

A travel blog entry by outbounders

8

... english speakers. Maybe we did need help - so back to the crowds!

We were taken from one bus to another and each time we were assured "this is the right bus, this will take you to Blue Nile," but every time another local would say, "no, it is over here!" Through this confusion, Alex grew doubtful and decided it might be best to call off our trip, but this was our initiation to local transport, so I suggested we better learn sooner than later!

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Bahar Dah

A travel blog entry by juliebowers

7
6

... another couple of hours as there was 5 hours between flights. Result!
Bahar Dar is set on the edge of Lake Tana in Northern Ethiopia. The hotel I am staying in is on the lake edge and I am sitting here with a beer watching people walking along the lake path. Families and couples, but mainly groups of men - some with arms slung around each others shoulders or holding hands. Greetings between ...

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This hotel is located on P.O. Box 1407, Bahar Dar.
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