Jan 2019 trip report

  Thingscarried47 writes: I spent three weeks in Ethiopia last month. Thanks so much for this awesome guidebook! (Lonely Planet owners would ask to borrow my Bradt guide, but not the other way around...) A few things: Security: The current animosity between some Amharans and Tigraians caused a few tense situations. My local bus from … Continue reading Jan 2019 trip report

Addis Ababa to Lalibela in a day

According to a new post on the Thorntree - click here & scroll down to answer 9 - it is now possible to get from Addis Ababa to Lalibela in one (long) day using the Selam Bus to Weldiya then local minibuses to Lalibela itself. Doing this will involve at least 13 hours on public transport and it … Continue reading Addis Ababa to Lalibela in a day

Northern Circuit and Harar trip report, March 2012

Addis Ababa: We stayed at the Ankober guest house in Piazza area (right next door to Baru) and were more than happy with the choice. The staff there were always friendly and the owner, Mesfin, went out of his way on a number of occasions to give us invaluable help sorting out our flights and … Continue reading Northern Circuit and Harar trip report, March 2012