Detailed 2017 trip report

Nicola Brimson writes: 3 weeks in Ethiopia. Used the Bradt guide and anything we could find online to assist with our planning and inspiration. Online E-Visa worked very smoothly to order however twice at Addis airport we were met with extremely confused immigration workers who clearly hadn’t had to process one of these as yet. … Continue reading Detailed 2017 trip report


March 2016 trip report

Nicole Wilhelm writes: Visa: As the Ethiopian Embassy in Switzerland was running out of visa stickers, we had to apply visa on arrival, which we have received within 10 Minutes and without any hassles at all. So if you're flight one of the earliest in the morning, its cheaper and easier to get the visa … Continue reading March 2016 trip report

10,000 Flamingos Lodge, Abijata-Shalla National Park

Jan Jackers, the owner of this new lodge, beautifully situated on the rim of Chitu Crater Lake in the southwest of Abijata-Shalla National Park (less than an hour's drive west of Shashemene), with a view over Shalla Lake to the north, has just let me know it will formally open on 18 Oct 2015. For more details, … Continue reading 10,000 Flamingos Lodge, Abijata-Shalla National Park