Category Archives: Travel and Tourism

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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Siljo: Exotic Ethiopian Fasting Cuisine

It is all about commemorating Abiy Tsom -55 days long LENT offering or fasting season before Fasika (Ethiopian Easter Holiday) -which has been taking place since Feb 24, 2014  and which is going to last until April 20, 2014 for … 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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Hawassa: Lounging Along Ethiopian Rift Valley Lake

Heading 275 km south of Addis Ababa leads to a tranquil lakeside city. It is the largest city in the Ethiopian Rift Valley, was once the capital of Sidamo region, and today it is the capital of Southern Nations and … 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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