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

Festival dates 2019/2020

With 2020 being a leap year, it is worth drawing readers' attention to how this affects dates for festivals for 2019 until the end of 2020. The Julian Calendar used in Ethiopia recognises leap years, but it deals with them very differently to the Gregorian Calendar used in Europe, North America and most other parts … Continue reading Festival dates 2019/2020