Trip report Dec/Jan 2013/4

Matthew Birt writes: I enjoyed reading and made good use of everyone else’s information, so I thought I ought to contribute:   Dec/Jan 2014 Travelled solo, independently using local transport   Bradt Guidebook excellent   General   Generally felt very safe and welcome Quite a lot of hassle from kids, beggars, tourist touts, blokes in … Continue reading Trip report Dec/Jan 2013/4


Northern Circuit updates

Blue Nile Canyon The road across the canyon is now fully paved, and there is a new bridge over the Nile – another project with the Japanese. Bahir Dar Someone told me that a new dam was to be inaugurated by the end of 2009 and that would eliminate the Blue Nile Falls altogether, but I … Continue reading Northern Circuit updates