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Yes, the 45 m 400 metre wide falls would have been impressive if the dam had not been built or if it was at the end of the rainy season. Known locally as Tis Abay (Smoke of the Nile).
Across the stone Agam Dildi / Portuguese Bridge built c1620 under Emperor Susenyos and it was a short 30 minute most leisurely walk to the main viewpoint. To …
Then checked in at the Summerland Hotel. I was lucky, or was it unlucky as they had no lift so it was walk up five flights of steps to the top floor with my bag. What would have been a great water view from the top floor looking over Lake Tana, the Amhara Development Building stood in front of me blocking the outlook.
Lunch was across the …
ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES ET 0120
Duration: 1hr(s) 0min(s)
ADD = ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA
BJR = BAHAR DAR, ETHIOPIA
Aircraft: DEHAVILLAND DASH 8 TURBOPROP 204
Departing At: 8:10am
Terminal: TERMINAL 1
Arriving At: 9:10am
Terminal: Not Available
... picked up. As the gorge opened up though and became much wider the temperature went down a little and I'm told that after the coke stop half way up the climb was not quite so bad. Everyone else who started up the gorge climb made it to the top - huge respect to every single person and congratulations. Camp was at a hotel/lodge that has been built right overlooking the amazing view across the gorge - no electricity as yet, but if and when ...
... up the slope from me, hiding behind the bushes - the culprit was very proud of himself, and took great delight in throwing another 2 stones at me while staring at me and laughing away. This was just a wayward youth who will no doubt continue to grow older being a rather nasty coward and bully. It transpires that he threw more stones later on at another rider. Shanny is keeping a log of stone throwing incidents, for evidence and also to ...