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FILSETA: Ethiopian Feast Of Saint Mary The Virgin

Ethiopian Orthodox religion devotees, commemorates a day which worldwide known as Assumption day, by fasting for 15 days (August 7 -21) which locally know as Tsome Filseta. It is on the 16th day (August 22,2017), devotees break the fasting by … Continue reading

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Bird Watching In Ethiopia I

The landscape of Ethiopia is surprisingly diverse as being one of the countries from the horn of Africa. The land of Ethiopia hosts from lush grass land, savanna, forest to desert. This diversity brings out abundance in bird life and … Continue reading

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Ethiopian Coffee: Little piece of Home

As an Ethiopian, to experience a little piece of home, making Ethiopian traditional coffee and roasted sweet corn for finding more comfort from home while living abroad is the best way to go. While having coffee in Luxembourg, I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Dallol: The Danakil Desert Adventure III

  A highlight of Danakil Desert Adventure. Uninhabited region, roughly 130 meters  below sea level. Holds the official record for high average annual temperature of 35C . Dreamlike colorful wonderland of delicate masterpieces of sulfur that situates in the center … Continue reading

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ENKUTATASH: Ethiopia Welcoming Year 2007

The Amharic word Enkutatash means “gift of jewels” in which the Ethiopian New Year’s day eloquently named after besides the two Amharic words–Addis Amet which literally means New Year. Welcoming the New Year right after the rainy season ends when … Continue reading

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Addis Ababa’s Seasonal Street Delights

In counting the blessings of the old year before it officially departs and welcoming Ethiopian New Year (September 11, 2014) with new hope, I am inspired to honor Addis Ababa’s seasonal street delights–which as a local I enjoyed one after … Continue reading

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KOLO: The Cherished Ethiopian Snack

Ethiopia has an innate and fascinating history of grain based culinary tradition.  Accordingly many Ethiopian knows how to indulge their body and soul with different kinds of nutritious and healthy grains whether by making a national staple food out of … Continue reading

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