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Ethiopia Travel Guide for Curious Travelers

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For those seeking something different, here’s my Ethiopia travel guide that will hopefully help you plan your own trip there. To most of the world, Ethiopia is practically synonymous to famine and drought. A series of famine that plagued the country between 1970s and 80s killed over a million people. It was one of the […]

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A Guide to Eating Ethiopian Food

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For a crash course on Ethiopian food, here are some tips on Ethiopian dining etiquette and a list of the best Ethiopian dishes to try. Those who have traveled in Africa will know that food comes in limited varieties and options in most of the continent — but not here in Ethiopia. You’ll be surprised […]

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Celebrating Timkat Festival in Ethiopia

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Timkat festival in Ethiopia is one of its kind. In today’s blog post, I share my experience (and tips) celebrating one of the biggest  religious festivals in Ethiopia. Hundreds of people – dressed as a sea of white – have gathered in the historic town of Gonder for the annual Timkat festival: Priests and deacons, bearing golden-rimmed […]

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Exploring the Incredible Rock Churches of Lalibela, Ethiopia

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Finding an Ethiopian Wonder My guide to exploring the incredible Rock Churches of Lalibela. It’s barely dawn; the sky is still dark and birds are just starting to chirp and sing. In the darkness, I scramble along the slippery walkway carved out of rock, through a heavy wooden door made from an 800-year-old olive tree […]

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50 Pictures of Ethiopia to Give You A Look Into this Misunderstood Country

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Ethiopia in Photos A collection of my best pictures of Ethiopia to give you insights into this misunderstood country…. To most of the world, Ethiopia is practically synonymous to famine and drought. Between the 1970s and 80s, a series of famine hit the country and killed more than a million people. It was one of the worst […]

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Your Wildest Adventure: Cycling a Continent

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// I’m starting a new series on ‘Your Wildest Adventure’ where fellow travel writers gather here to share insightful tales on their craziest jaunt around the world. To kick off the series, Dave & Deb at The Planet D brings us on their once-in-a-lifetime journey of cycling a continent.   Cycling A Continent It all […]

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