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Sacred Ethiopia

September 7, 2010 admin 1

In a high valley, with striated mountains stretching upward around it, Lalibela is Ethiopia’s main attraction. As the legend goes, King Lalibela’s mother discovered her infant son covered by a swarm of bees that wouldn’t sting. She took it as a sign he would one day rule and gave him the name Lalibela, meaning “the bees recognize his sovereignty.”

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Ancient Africa: Aksum, Ethiopia

September 7, 2010 admin 0

Lalibela may be Ethiopia’s most dramatic attraction, but it’s not its only one. Stephan Faris explores Aksum, the country’s ancient capital.

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Addis Ababa, Africa’s Newest Flower

August 22, 2010 admin 7

Addis Ababa means New Flower in Amharic and was given the name when the capital was moved here in 1896. Today a new New Flower is coming in Addis Ababa . High rise buildings, modern and quality accomodation, industry as well boulevards and avenues for the continuously growing car park, is replacing the old face of Addis Ababa.

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Ethiopia’s Major Tourist Attractions

August 20, 2010 admin 3

The natural beauty of Ethiopia amazes the first-time visitor. Ethiopia is a land of rugged mountains (some are over 4000 meters high) broad savannah, lakes and rivers. The unique Rift Valley is a remarkable region of volcanic lakes, with their famous collections of birdlife, great escarpments and stunning vistas.

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Places to visit in Addis Ababa

August 10, 2010 admin 0

Addis Ababa is the diplomatic capital of Africa. It is quite a busy city. There are many tourist interest spots in the city which you can enjoy. Here are some of the top “must-see” places. It is by far not comprehensive. There is a lot more to see in Ethiopia.

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Getting Around

July 13, 2010 admin 0

Addis Ababa does not have a metro railway service. However,the following means of transportation are available. Bus If you want to take a bus to […]