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Long Drive Total Dive - Aug 31, 2015
It all started so well .... great drive getting higher all the time, excitement provided by vultures and a dead hyena. A long but winding road across intensely farmed highlands, on the Bahir Dar to...
Bridges, monasteries and a hippopotamus - Aug 29, 2015
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...
Do not come in August - Aug 20, 2015
.....so what are we doing here? The guide book for Ethiopia is unequivocal August is a no no. It is the wet season, the roads are muddy and in the highlands there are thunderstorms every day. On th...