Category Archives: Tourism

Paying Homage To International Labor Day

To honor and commemorate Labor Day, I compile inspiring Labor Day quotes offered by legendary figures and pictures taken around Ethiopia. The insight and admiration the wise sayings present is to be a memento of all the people whose work … Continue reading

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FASIKA: The Eloquent Pieces Of Ethiopian Easter Holiday

Fasika (Easter Holiday) is one of the national and religious holidays of Ethiopia. Year after year Fasika is being celebrated in a most spiritually mesmerizing church service, earnest, unique and beautiful traditions throughout the country by Christian Ethiopians. The very … Continue reading

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Siklet: Ethiopia In Commemorating GOOD FRIDAY

In honoring Himamat (Holy Week) and Siklet (Good Friday), many Christian Ethiopians attend solemn and sacred church services throughout the country, fasting and praying in remembering the crucifixion of Jesus Christ every year. It was now about the sixth hour, … Continue reading

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Gulban: Ethiopian Last Supper

Here in Ethiopian Tselote’ Hamus (Last Supper) is being honored by preparing Gulban – a simple traditional dish made out of wheat grain and Ethiopian fava beans. It is at this time of year that family, loved ones, neighbors and … 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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Tankwa: Paddling Around Ethiopia’s Magnificent Lakes

Sprawling around lakeside and being entertained by beautiful water birds might be the most soothing way to pass time in Ethiopia, but it is good to remember that there is another interesting incentive for being around many Ethiopia’s magnificent lakes; … Continue reading

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Shimbra Eshet: Addis Ababa Relishing Fresh Green Chickpeas

Once or twice a year, Addis Ababa enjoys Shimbra Eshet – freshly picked green chickpeas, picked in their infancy, while they are still green, and coated in fury pale green pod. At this time of year, fresh green Chickpeas come … Continue reading

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