Langano Resort & Lake Langano Resort Location: Lake Langano, Ethiopia. Just only 4 hours drive from Addis Ababa, the Lagano Resort Hotel is the first one, located on the road between Addis Ababa and Arba Minch. Turn left and on a bad road after 2 km we will find the… Read More →
Guest House Addis Ababa Location: Kenenisa Ave,Addis Ababa. If you are staying for one night or two this might be the perfect location for you. Quite close to the airport, no more than 15 minutes drive. To the city center where all the action happens in Addis Ababa is quite far…. Read More →
We had one goal when we arrived in Addis Ababa on 27 in December. Actually, I did: to catch the Christmas Lalibela on 7th of January. I knew that I won’t probably be on the same dates in Ethiopia and this unique ceremony had not to be missed. So,… Read More →
The Debre Birhan Selassie Church, also known as the Trinity and Mountain of Light. Its s located just 5 minutes from the city of Gondar,Ethiopia. Is famous for the painted art inside. Built by an emperor and preserved by an archangel, it is considered one of the most important churches of Ethiopia.
Lonely Planet says it is not such a great place. We met other travelers saying quite the same thing. You won’t miss out on that much if you don’t go. Maybe they did some safari before and were not impressed seeing just a few animals in this place. The Crocodile… Read More →
The Mursi Tribe – Omo Valley Ethiopia Time to meet the “bad” boys of the Ethiopia – The Mursi Tribe. After the excellent experience with the Bana tribes in their natural habitat, the markets, and the unique experience with the Hamer at their bull jumping ceremony, it was time for a… Read More →
The Hamar people are a tribal people in the Southern Region of Ethiopia. They are quite isolated and are mainly pastoralist; so their culture still places a high value on cattle. There are about 45,000 Hamers in southern Ethiopia. One of their well known rituals is called the Bull… Read More →
Ethiopian Girl watching the Timkat Ceremony in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Just 2 km from Jinka a local tribe, the Aris are located. They are not as famous or strange as the Mursi and the Banna; they are fairly normal people. In southern Ethiopia there are 120,000 Aris. They are mainly farmers. They grow a wide range of crops from wheat,… Read More →
Markets are a great way to see people interact in their natural habitat. Even if curious tourists, marching in with their cameras throw the locals off a bit, they only smile and then return to their shopping list. Don’t expect it to be a very long list. First market I… Read More →