Category Archives: Africa

St. George’s Cathedral: A Tribute to the Battle of Adwa

While reading volumes of books, compound by UNESCO and written by mainly African intellectuals, about African History under the title of General History of Africa, I couldn’t help being mesmerized and start highlighting sentences and paragraphs, which spoke to me … Continue reading

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Kibela: A Feast in Welcoming Ethiopian Lent Offering Season

It’s a cherished ritual, practiced every year during the last weekend, before Tsome Kudade (lent offering) starts, by Ethiopian Orthodox religion devotees. It’s a feast shared with family, friends and loved ones, in savoring of dishes, which devotees abstained from, … Continue reading

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Gaysay Grassland: Seven Days Trekking In Bale Mountains

One of the five distinctive habitats of the Bale national park, Gaysay Grassland is a suitable home to one of the distinctive animals and only the land of Ethiopia can flaunt to the world – the Mountain Nyala. Traversed by … Continue reading

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ROAD TRIP: Seven Days Trekking In Bale Mountains

It’s a road trip through Ethiopian highlands, heightened by the magnificent picturesque landscape to an impressive destination. It’s a road trip unspooled series of treasured images, history and unique signatures of towns and villages studded along the way. It’s a … Continue reading

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Tsome Kudade: Ethiopian Lent Offering Season

It’s a season, when body and soul merge for sacred duality, when conscious living pervades and when vegetables, fruits, grains and legumes honored more than ever. It’s a season, when fifty something days before every Fasika (Ethiopian Easter) becomes challenging, … Continue reading

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NATURE: Endemic Animals Of Ethiopia

In honoring the realm of nature, I decided to pair some of my favorite nuggets of wisdom about nature from a book called Stillness Speaks by Eckhart Tolle, with pictures of the three endemic animals of Ethiopia from among many, … Continue reading

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Introduction: Seven Days Trekking In The Bale Mountains

It’s a journey which started somewhere from deep inside of a longing soul to go back home and to check off a bucket list – The Bale Mountains. Actual path which involved crossing the world from Brussels to Addis Ababa … Continue reading

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