Anca writes: Thank you for the latest edition of the Ethiopia guidebook, it was immensely helpful during our trip in Dec-Jan. Ethiopia is overall amazing, but for my partner and I the absolute highlight was the Simien mountains tour and I would like to post a recommendation for the operator we went with. The organizer … Continue reading Simien hike Dec 2018/Jan 2019
Daniel of Highland Eco Trekking writes: Can you let your readers know that since last month we have moved our office from the 7 Olives to a new office near the Maribela Hotel.
AddisAdvisor writes: Two things have changed since you did the research for the 8th edition: It is no longer necessary to register your phone at Bole Airport (p139) The Ethiopian Airlines booking office inside the Radisson Blue Hotel is closed (p140)
According to the Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum's own website (http://rtmmm.org/visit.html) it is open to visitors Monday to Sunday 8:00am – 6.30pm. These times are replicated in good faith in the 8th edition of the Bradt Guide. However, a correspondent tried to visit yesterday (Sunday 13 Jan) and to their disappointment it was closed. It is … Continue reading Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum opening hours
Pascale writes: First of all we want to thank you for the 7th edition of your Ethiopia travel guide. It has been very helpful for planning our trip and is even more useful now that we are in Ethiopia. We have enjoyed several places reviewed in your guide. Except our current experience at the Sona … Continue reading Sona Hotel, Debark
Nati Tesfu writes: Myself and a friend have started a new backpackers in Addis Ababa called Hey Addis Hostel. It is located in Yeka Subcity off Equatorial Guinea St (see https://goo.gl/maps/dXyGCgxzwm52) and room rates are US$11 (dorm bed), US$17 (Single room), US$25 (double room), US$20 (twin room). For more info and photos of the hostel, see facebook.com/heyaddishostel or … Continue reading Hey Addis Hostel
Dawit Tesfay of Covenant Tours writes: The entrance fee for the Archaeological Sites in and around Axum has increased from 100 birr to 300 birr (around US$10.50 at the Dec 2018 exchange rate). The fee still covers all secular sites in the immediate vicinity of Axum and is valid for three days. The separate entrance … Continue reading Axum entrance fees