7th edition errata

I've picked up a few typos and the like in the 7th edition, as follows: Addis Ababa map, p 159 - The road erroneously named 'Guest House' is actually New Haya Hulet Road, the name used in the text. p. 177: Olmec head (not: Ormec) Awra Amba p 249 - references to Debre Sina in the … Continue reading 7th edition errata

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Makdala Hill to/from Dessie or Lalibela

Andreas writes: From Dessie the trip to Makdala via Tenta should take six hours altogether. To get to Tenta from Dessie, you must follow the road to Wegel Tena for about 70 km (not 95 km as indicated in the Bradt Guide). You pass the village of Kutaber (ca. 20 km northwest of Dessie) and … Continue reading Makdala Hill to/from Dessie or Lalibela

Comments on the northern historical circuit

We spent 3 weeks in Ethiopia, with a few days in Addis and 17 days travelling around the northern circuit in a 4 by 4 with local driver. We paid $135 per day (all inclusive) for a 12 year old, fairly hammered, but reliable vehicle, with a driver that spoke a little English. Badly fitting … Continue reading Comments on the northern historical circuit