Trip report (useful South Omo info) Jan-Mar 2016

Bryan & Judy Pready write First part (days 1 to 16, to Gonder) pre­booked through Tesfa Tours ; after that independent travel, mainly using local buses. A selection of our photos can be seen here:­ 12 17 Jan Axum Ye Yared Zema Hotel: Stellae 13 18 Jan Axum Ye Yared Zema Hotel. Stellae … Continue reading Trip report (useful South Omo info) Jan-Mar 2016

2015 trip report

Ian and Les write: Going South: One night on Lake Langano at Bishangari Lodge was memorable both from the point of view of location and birds. However, one has to suffer the 30 minute journey from the main road, much of it on a track, to get there. It was worth the suffering. Then the … Continue reading 2015 trip report

Important news from Bahir Dar

Two brief but important updates 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 current lessor and will … Continue reading Important news from Bahir Dar

July/Aug 2013 northern circuit trip report

Romana Roschinsky writes: Just returned from a holiday in Ethiopia in July/August 2013. Your guide was really helpful. Although I did not have the latest verision, we ere in general very happy with the recommendations. A few comments. Ghion Hotel Bahir Dar. The room we got for 300birr was ok, but not much more. We … Continue reading July/Aug 2013 northern circuit trip report

Bahir Dar & Lake Tana updates

Former Bradt commissioning editor Tricia Hayne has kindly sent me the following feedback:   Page 191                  Bahir Dar/getting there and away/by road The drive from Gondar by minibus takes about three hours, with tickets at 65 birr (US$3.50) one way.  Accidents – by bus and minibus – are frequent.   Page 196                  Ghion Hotel Currently … Continue reading Bahir Dar & Lake Tana updates