Babogaya: Sunset Over Ethiopia Rift Valley Crater Lake


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Bishoftu (Debre Zeit) town is simply crater lakes heaven. The town is located 45 km south east of Addis Ababa and complemented with five small Ethiopia rift valley crater lakes- Kuriftu, Hora, Babogaya, Bishoftu and Cheleleka.

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Bishoftu town could be a flavorsome stopover before embarking upon the electrifying Eastern Ethiopia route. From several activities a visitor can enjoy like boat excursion, fishing, bird-watching, or just relishing Mother Nature, I choose to share one of the experiences that blows me away. It is the brief moment I was blessed enough to witness and capture from the viewpoint constructed around one of the crater lakes.

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Watching down the serene Babogaya Crater Lake by itself provides a sense of harmony while waiting and letting “mother nature to take its course.” I must say, standing still and watching the sunset over the Crater Lake, is one of the breath-taking experiences and must-see spectacles of Bishoftu town.

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For me it was worth waiting every moment and I was trying to be conscious as much as possible so that I can be able to grasp the moment because I live for moments like these.It is true that a picture worth thousand words… so here are few pictures sprinkled with my favorite quotes so that the world can enjoy!

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Bishoftu town is to glory in “lake panoramas” where Mother Nature whisks an astonishing topography.

About Sara Genene

I am a traveler... on an endless journey of self-discovery!
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22 Responses to Babogaya: Sunset Over Ethiopia Rift Valley Crater Lake

  1. This looks like a lovely area. Thanks for showing it to us. (Suzanne)

  2. Such a spectacular view!! Definitely worth the wait!!

  3. Theresa says:

    Beautiful photos and quotations. Thank you.

  4. Shea G. says:

    Wow! How beautiful. Thank you for sharing!

  5. Tariku says:

    Beautiful pictures, Sara! Thanks! Is there a danger of being confronted by mosquitos in this particular region?

  6. Hi Sara,awesome quotes.The pictures are amazing.Warm regards.jalal

  7. Violet says:

    Wow! The beauty of Ethiopia continues to amaze me; thank you for sharing such beautiful photos and meaningful quotes! 🙂

  8. Tariku says:

    Hey, Sara! Do you mind contacting me in private via my E-Mail. I’ve an important question concerning one of the images you’ve recently posted. Thanks!

  9. Finn Holding says:

    Fantastic views of Ethiopia. My minds image of Ethiopia is one of a desert country of rock and sand, it’s fascinating to see the green forests and lakes. Nice quotes too, and I particularly like the last one!

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