Category Archives: Historical Travel

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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ITEGUE TAITU: The First Hotel Of Ethiopia

As Addis Ababa is a heterogeneous city that provides an exciting opportunity to wander through the past and the present simultaneously for its zealous visitors, I thought it would be appropriate to pick one interesting spot from many Addis Ababa’s … Continue reading

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Lake Hayk: Enlivening Excursion From Dessie Town

Dessie situated in the northeastern highlands some 400 km from Addis Ababa. Besides being a major transport hub of the northern circuit, Dessie is also known for being a base for many exciting excursions from its large and modern city … 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 … Continue reading

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Bahr Dar: Benches From Ethiopia’s Lakeside Town

Bahr Dar is the entrance way of the Blue Nile Falls, Lake Tana and it’s spiritual monasteries.  Bahr Dar is also one of Ethiopia’s most attractive towns and as always, I pick something ordinary from the Bahr Dar city to give homage … Continue reading

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