February 2020 trip report

Steve writes: We have just returned from travelling in Ethiopia.  We found your guidebook invaluable, and have the following updates which I hope you and other travellers find useful. Phones  You are no longer required to register your phone on arrival at the airport. If you buy a SIM at an Ethio Telecom office, they may … Continue reading February 2020 trip report

Genna (Ethiopian Christmas) in Lalibela

Emily writes: I just spent (Ethiopian) Christmas in Lalibela and, given that we were the only ferengi that we saw the whole time who didn't have a guide with them, I thought it might be useful to share an update about what is happening when - I couldn't find much information online when I was … Continue reading Genna (Ethiopian Christmas) in 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