Detailed trip report Jul-Sep 2014

Charlotte writes: I was in Ethiopia for 2 and a half months for research from mid July 2014 - end September 2014, but also did some travelling. I did a lot in public transport, for which information is sometimes scarce so I have added some info here, though it is usually quite easy to get … Continue reading Detailed trip report Jul-Sep 2014

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Lots of general travel tips

Guides Official guides – reasonably knowledgeable, but rarely needed Unofficial guides – relatively ignorant, but sometimes needed to get rid of other “guides”, kids etc Tour operators – they do a good job with providing transportation, food and accommodation, but don’t expect them to know everything about the places they’re taking you to – Bradt … Continue reading Lots of general travel tips

Taxis at Bole Airport

The section on taxis at Bole airport could be improved - and the idea that you should stay at the airport till sunrise is daft, especially as most international flights arrive after dark. SO…………..re TAXIS at Bole Airport. Suggested advice for those NOT being met by tour company, hotel or friends…… 1.       When getting Eth birr … Continue reading Taxis at Bole Airport