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
Understanding Ethiopia: Geology and Scenery (Springer, 2016) is a new book written by Frances Williams, a former lecturer at Addis Ababa University, about the geology and landscapes of Ethiopia. Aimed primarily at the casual reader (but also with much to engage the specialist), the book provides an easy-to-read overview of Ethiopia's unique and amazing geology, which is dominated by ancient … Continue reading Understanding Ethiopia: Geology and Scenery by Frances Williams
Frances Williams writes: I wanted to bring to your readers' attention a book which I have recently had published:"Understanding Ethiopia: Geology and Scenery". It is intended as an introduction to the geology of Ethiopia, written in particular for the non-specialist, well illustrated with maps and photographs and with chapters describing in readable terms the geology … Continue reading New book about Ethiopia’s geology
Thanks to Matthias fir alerting me to this very useful new downloadable brochure about Jimma and nearby sites in the western highlands, including coffee plantations and a new national park where you can see elephants! http://binco.eu/en/publicaties/reisgids-in-en-rond-jimma-zuid-west-ethiopie/
Frank writes: I met an amazing British couple the Disleys in Bahir Dar yesterday. Since 2003 they have taken a holiday each year in Ethiopia. They travel the country on ordinary buses and are far more expert than I on way out places and budget travel. Their pension at BD was costing them 190 birr. … Continue reading New Ethiopia ebook
Jan Tromp has just sent me a copy of his new ebook entitled "Ethiopia, The Northern Circuit: Architecture and Iconography of Churches" It looks like a very useful resource, complimentary to the Bradt Guide, for those with a deeper interest in the history of the region. It is 536 pages in length, with 72,500 words and 420 coloured photographs on … Continue reading New ebook about Ethiopia’s historical sites
This is to alert readers of the Bradt Guide to Ethiopia that there is also now a Bradt Guide to Somaliland - click on the cover below for full details!