Category Archives: Architecture

PIASSA: Addis Ababa’s Mesmeric Old Town II

The first episode of this virtual tour of Addis Ababa’s Mesmeric Old Town – Piassa – as the locals would call it, brought to me a challenging but inspiring opportunity of actually escorting visitors of Ethiopia from Germany into my world. … Continue reading

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ETHIOPIA: Romancing HOME through TRAVEL!

“Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe.”  Anatole France Home Sweet Home… I live for moments like these!

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PIAZZA: Addis Ababa’s Mesmeric Old Town I

Piazza is the heart of Addis Ababa and the old neighborhood which still captures the spirit of the past that invites for exploration. This picturesque Old town’s name is a legacy of the Italian Occupation (1936 – 41 G.C.), thus … Continue reading

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Addis Ababa: Way Upon The Entoto Hills

The Entoto Hills are not only an oasis in the midst of hectic city or the summit that provides an incredible panoramic view of Addis Ababa below…rather it is one of the historical sites of Addis Ababa. Entoto Hills hosts … Continue reading

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Leddet: Ethiopian Christmas Celebration

The celebration of Ethiopian Christmas (Leddet or Genna in Amharic) is venerated by several activities such as horse racing, Yegena Chewata (a kind of hockey), Gugs (a kind of polo) and attending mesmerizing church service that goes on throughout the … Continue reading

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