Paradise Lodge, Turmi

Mafio Mengistu of Paradise Lodges writes Paradise Lodge (rated as Arba Minch's top place to stay in the 8th edition of Bradt Ethiopia) opened a new hotel in Turmi, South Omo in December 2018. It is located just outside the town of Turmi, in a village called Kayna, overviewing the banks of the Keske River. … Continue reading Paradise Lodge, Turmi

New Abima Hotel in Debre Markos

The manager of the Abima Hotel writes: Abima Hotel opened 6 months ago in Debre Markos. It provides quality food and clean and comfortable single, double, and twin bedrooms, inclusive of  ½ liter water, buffet breakfast and hot drinks. The bed rooms and the restaurant have Wi-Fi Rates are as follows 1. Single Bed Rooms … Continue reading New Abima Hotel in Debre Markos

Detailed Jan/Feb 2019 trip report

Lucas writes: First off, thanks for putting together such a wonderful guidebook (Ethiopia 7th edition). It’s one of the best I’ve ever used. I’m writing to share some information based on my just finished 1-month journey through Ethiopia which you may find useful bearing in mind that I haven’t been using the latest edition. Gondar … Continue reading Detailed Jan/Feb 2019 trip report

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