Western Ethiopia updates

Auke Boere writes: 1. A very good place to stay in Mizan Teferi nowadays is the Kashinin Hotel (09 1755 1910) close to the university campus of Mizan - Tepi University. This means the hotel is about 2 - 3 km outside town. Rooms for 600 ETB per night. 2. In Gambella, the best hotel … Continue reading Western Ethiopia updates

Detailed Feb 2018 trip report (north & southwest)

Simon writes: Addis Ababa:- With all the tensions in the country, avoid getting into a political conversation with anyone. E Visa:- Use only official website evisa.gov.et.  However it does not seem to speed things up that much compared with 'Visa on Arrival'.  Don't rely on the ATM's to work, change some cash at the bank … Continue reading Detailed Feb 2018 trip report (north & southwest)

Omo & Chebera-Churchura, Dec 2016

Simon writes: Notes on recent trip to Ethiopia, with reference to 7th Edition. P92 Camping Gear The guide now refers to several parks with camping sites as the only suitable option and if travelling independently off the beaten track, a tent in a village compound may be a better option than a night in a … Continue reading Omo & Chebera-Churchura, Dec 2016