Off-the-beaten-track trip report

Ondřej writes:   Hello, I have backpacked through Ethiopia for three months from the beginning of March to the end of May. Thanks a lot for all the great tips and information in your book, I would have missed so many interesting things without it! And sometimes, it is even very fun to read šŸ™‚ … Continue reading Off-the-beaten-track trip report


December 2015 trip report

Simon writes: I am just back from 2 1/2 weeks in Ethiopia using your 6th edition (I bought it just before 7 came outĀ ) It is very good, thank you. I am a geriatric backpacker at 60, usually travelling around southern Africa in my own Landy for the past 15 winters. This was my first … Continue reading December 2015 trip report

Important news from Bahir Dar

Two brief but important updatesĀ from Bahir Dar: The first is that the venerable Ghion Hotel, for years the most popular backpacker hangout in town, has been forced to closed its doors. The story, so far as we can ascertain, is that the government (which still owns the property) has kicked out the currentĀ lessor and will … Continue reading Important news from Bahir Dar