December 2015 trip report (Hawassa, Bale, Awash, Guassa)

Many thanks to Ray and Joyce for this very detailed trip report from their 9th (!) trip to Ethiopia, using the new 7th edition of the Bradt Guide   Addis Ababa Caravan hotel; good hotel with shuttle bus pickup service from the airport   Hawassa Lake View Hotel had no room available when we arrived at … Continue reading December 2015 trip report (Hawassa, Bale, Awash, Guassa)

Alternative routes to Lalibela, Bale Mountains & Guassa

Jacky and Yolande write: An alternative road from Addis-Ababa to Lalibela : This route is certainly the most beautiful to join Addis-Ababa to Lalibela but not the shorter in time. We travelled it from Magdala Hills to the South on 2009 and now on November 2015 from the South to the North. It crossed many … Continue reading Alternative routes to Lalibela, Bale Mountains & Guassa

Horseback tourism in Bale NP & Guassa Plateau

Yves Marie Stranger of Equus Ethiopia writes: We have just finished training sessions with the horse providers in the Bale National Park, which covered the humane treatment of equines, improving tack and horse training. This took place three weeks ago and should be an ongoing process in the next couple of years. Also, just last … Continue reading Horseback tourism in Bale NP & Guassa Plateau