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)

Bale Mountains to Harar via the Wabe Shebelle gorge

Terence Baker writes: I thought your readers might be interested in my tale of getting to Harar from the Bale Mountains via the Wabe Shebelle gorge and river via the Sof Omar Caves and the tomb of Sheikh Hussein. Breaking it into usable parts, rather than giving you an essay on my adventures:   i)                    From … Continue reading Bale Mountains to Harar via the Wabe Shebelle gorge