Addis Ababa to Mombasa (Kenya) trip report

Very useful trip December 2017 report for anybody heading from Ethiopia to Kenya overland using public transport: http://www.handzaround.com/journal-1/how-to-get-from-addis-ababa-to-nairobi-to-mombasa-by-public-transport

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Detailed 2017 trip report

Nicola Brimson writes: 3 weeks in Ethiopia. Used the Bradt guide and anything we could find online to assist with our planning and inspiration. Online E-Visa worked very smoothly to order however twice at Addis airport we were met with extremely confused immigration workers who clearly hadn’t had to process one of these as yet. … Continue reading Detailed 2017 trip report

10,000 Flamingos Lodge, Abijata-Shalla National Park

Jan Jackers, the owner of this new lodge, beautifully situated on the rim of Chitu Crater Lake in the southwest of Abijata-Shalla National Park (less than an hour's drive west of Shashemene), with a view over Shalla Lake to the north, has just let me know it will formally open on 18 Oct 2015. For more details, … Continue reading 10,000 Flamingos Lodge, Abijata-Shalla National Park

Bale Mountains Feb 2015 trip report

Jo writes: Having just returned from a trip to the Bale Mountains (February 2015) with a couple of friends, I want everyone to be able to get there - it's just fantastic! So...here's what we did!   We went by public transport from Addis which is perfectly possible...you just need to allow time. We left … Continue reading Bale Mountains Feb 2015 trip report

Trip report Jan-Feb 2014

Thanks to Michael Pinet for this wonderfully detailed and informative trip report: We have read and studied the Bradt guide again and again to prepare our 2011 and 2014 trips to Ethiopia and it was the only guide we took with us. We like its thoroughness, accuracy and personal touch. However here is some updated … Continue reading Trip report Jan-Feb 2014