Summerland Hotel

Address: P.O. Box 1407, Bahar Dar, Ethiopia | Hotel
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This hotel is located on P.O. Box 1407, Bahar Dar.
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    Travel Blogs from Bahar Dar

    Blue Nile Falls

    A travel blog entry by bruceontour on Dec 28, 2014

    99 photos

    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 …

    African Massage

    A travel blog entry by bruceontour on Dec 28, 2014

    31 photos

    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 …

    Bridges, monasteries and a hippopotamus

    A travel blog entry by glassmerchant on Aug 29, 2015

    21 photos

    Bahir Dar is at the southern end of Lake Tana. The lake has one outlet, the Blue Nile. The lake is often considered to be the source of the Blue Nile although in fact it must be one of the hundreds of rivers which run into the lake. The Blue Nile leaves the southern end of the lake slowly, then falls precipitately over a 43 metre cliff in the Blue Nile Falls. This must have been a thrilling sight but now the flow is controlled by a hydro electric station and ...

    Visa problem

    A travel blog entry by mikeandmary on Mar 28, 2015

    Set off first thing and started to re - trace our route back to Bahir Dar. We got there with no problems and eventually found the Immigration office to renew our visa. Once more another problem, it seems that this office is not yet equipped to issue visa extensions and as such we have to go to Addis Abbaba to extend it. This is ...

    Stage 31: Blue Nile Gorge 89km, 1820m

    A travel blog entry by sueshuttleworth on Feb 15, 2015

    1 comment, 180 photos

    ... building with some men in dusty soldiers uniforms sitting outside put paid to any illicit photos of this amazing view.
    Found Andreas sat in the shade of a roadside tea/coke place and sat for a short while with him until the Dinner truck picked me up. The new bridge was constructed by the Japanese as an act of friendship, ? in 2000 - but as the Ethiopian calendar is 7 years or so behind the rest of the world, plus the day starts at 6am ...