New Book on Church Art in Ethiopia

Dawit Teferi, who contributed some useful background info to the latest edition of Bradt Ethiopia, has let me know that new book “Visiting Ethiopian Churches: Understanding the Paintings of Eight Frequently Visited Churches of Ethiopia” is bow available on amazon on kindle. It focuses mainly on painting relating to the Virgin Mary in eight popular churches: Yemrehanna … Continue reading New Book on Church Art in Ethiopia

Accommodation updates 2019

Victor writes: We read and used the Bradt guide on Ethiopia. It is very good and informative. I want to share one experience with you so that future editions can be even improved. In Wukro you indicate there is a Wikro Lodge, 4 stars. Our experience end June this year with them was bad. Although … Continue reading Accommodation updates 2019

News from Bale Mountains National Park

The excellent and very detailed website for Bale Mountain National Park wasn't working when we updated the 8th edition, and so we deleted it from the book, but I am pleased to report it is back online at https://balemountains.org and remans a must-visit resource for anybody planning to go there. Other news is that we … Continue reading News from Bale Mountains National Park

Denver Boutique Hotel, Arat Kilo, Addis Ababa

AddisAdvisor writes: New hotels open regularly in Addis, but the Denver Boutique Hotel is especially notable because it is at Arat Kilo, which lacks hotels but is a superb location for visitors wanting to be able to walk to Trinity/Selassie Cathedral (5 Minutes), National Museum (10 minutes) and even the Ethnographic Museum. (15/20 minute walk) … Continue reading Denver Boutique Hotel, Arat Kilo, Addis Ababa

Bahir Dar updates (and details of new daily bus to Lalibela)

AddisAdvisor writes: BAHIR DAR update. February/March 2019 A few notes from a recent personal visit PLUS information provided by Nati from Manuhie Backpackers Lodge. Accommodation UNISON HOTEL for those who like things big brash and modern this is a new hotel, almost opposite the old Ghion, with a nice restaurant and sensible room prices. We were told … Continue reading Bahir Dar updates (and details of new daily bus to Lalibela)