Category Archives: Tourism

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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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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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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Yeshekla Tibs: Ethiopian Staple and Speciality

When it comes to food travel and exploring Ethiopian exotic and diverse cuisine, there is nothing more exhilarating than paying a visit to the local joints where the locals eat and hangout in order to experience the authentic local dish … Continue reading

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The Simple Splendour Of Muger River Gorge

Today’s virtual journey is taking the world to the marvelous but the unsung Muger river gorge. It is one of Ethiopia’s focal topographical landmarks, flanked by Addis Ababa and the Blue Nile waterfalls. Simply Muger river gorge is the hors d’oeuvre for … Continue reading

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Hyena Feeding: The Eastern Ethiopia Escapade

Talking about adventure, I want to begin with a reflective saying by Shana Alexander regarding holidays, travels and vacations “It is not really rest or even leisure we chase. We strain to renew our capacity for wonder, to shock ourselves … Continue reading

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