Wednesday, May 5, 2010
Friday, April 30, 2010
If you happen to be in
Places to see in
Trinity Cathedral: famous for its stained glass paintings and its grandeur architecture. It is where Hailesilassie’s tomb is found.
St’ George Church: built in 1896 by Emperor Menelik II after the victory over the Italian colonizer. The inside wall is occupied with religious and historical motivated paintings made by World famous Ethiopian artist Afework Tekle. The museum in the church houses spiritual items and royal relics.
Mercato: the largest open air market in
Places for Excursion near
- Tiya Stele and
(6-7 hours) Adadi Mariam Rock Hewn Church
- Wanchi Crater Lake, Addis Alem Church, Guder Falls, Woliso hot spring spa (10 hours)
Blue NileGorge and Debre Libanos Monastery (9 hours) Ziquala Mountainand ( 7 – 8 hours) Crater Lakes
Ethiopia - What to See and Experience in Ethiopia
North Ethiopia and
Lake Tana, source of the Blue Nile and others magnificent Great Rift Valley Lakes, many with national parks, home to a wealth of bird and animal life. The high, rugged, Simien Mountains in the north and the Bale Mountains in the south are also home to some unique wild life, and are ideal for trekking.
In the north-east, Dallol, this part of the African continent also offers an opportunity to see the first signs of a new ocean basin forming. It looks like another planet because there are lots of colorful rocks in each meter. It’s quite like a science fiction. Not far from Dallol in the Danakil Depression north of the
South Ethiopia and South-Western
In the Southern and South-Western of