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A Quick Traveler’s Guide to Ethiopia

A Quick Traveler’s Guide to Ethiopia

Ethiopia is the “Land of Thirteen Months”. This magical country brims with ancient and spiritual roots, rich in significant religious history and that has a fabulous story to tell. The beauty of wild mountains is only surpassed by the awe-inspiring religious...
Guide To The Tribes of Omo Valley

Guide To The Tribes of Omo Valley

Despite the odd sign of the 21st Century like plastic water containers, the Omo Valley in Southern Ethiopia is largely as it has been for generations. Its UNESCO World Heritage Site Status awarded in 1980 is fully deserved because the diversity of the Valley has few...
How to Celebrate the Ethiopian New Year

How to Celebrate the Ethiopian New Year

Unlike the rest of the world, Ethiopia rings in its New Year, Enkutatash, on September 11, and not on  January 1. This is because their unique calendar considers September, called Meskerem in Amharic, to be the first month of the year. Here is a look at the history...
Danakil Depression Ethiopia

Danakil Depression Ethiopia

Located in the Danakil Depression in a remote area subject to the highest average temperatures on the planet, it is one of the most amazing sites to be seen on the planet.

Get to Know Gondar City: Sights and Activities

Get to Know Gondar City: Sights and Activities

The ancient historical city of Gondar is home to many of Ethiopia’s unique sightings and wildlife. Popularly referred to as the Camelot of Africa, Gondar is home to the emperors and princesses who ruled Ethiopia from the 12th century to the last decade of the 20th...
Aksum: Beyond History and The Ark of the Covenant

Aksum: Beyond History and The Ark of the Covenant

Ethiopia is a country that throbs with religious fervor. On Sundays, several cities, including Aksum (sometimes spelled Axum) and Lalibela see thousand-strong crowds of nuns and monks, hermits and families, energetic children and shuffling grandmothers. Wrapped in...
Natural Sites of Ethiopia

Natural Sites of Ethiopia

It’s no secret that Ethiopia is blessed by mother nature. The country has a diverse display of topographical wonders, lush vegetation and wildlife almost second to none. With its numerous natural wonders, Ethiopia is definitely a showstopper and these locations...
All About The Meskel Festival

All About The Meskel Festival

Religious beliefs has been a vital aspect of human existence. Man has always been in search for purpose and meaning, and thus, has birthed many different religions with their unique way of festival celebrations. For Christians all over the world, the Easter and...
Ultimate Travel Guide to Simien Mountains

Ultimate Travel Guide to Simien Mountains

Coffee is an everyday commodity that people all over the world enjoy. But did you know that coffee was born in Ethiopia? There you will find that coffee is more than just a cup of joe that you take to jumpstart your day…

Ethiopian Birds

Ethiopian Birds

Ethiopia a paradise for Ornithology, there are about 835 species of birds known to occur in Ethiopia, 23 are found exclusively within the country’s boundaries.