Category Archives: Wildlife

NATURE: Endemic Animals Of Ethiopia


In honoring the realm of nature, I decided to pair some of my favorite nuggets of wisdom about nature from a book called Stillness Speaks by Eckhart Tolle, with pictures of the three endemic animals of Ethiopia from among many, … Continue reading

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Introduction: Seven Days Trekking In The Bale Mountains


It’s a journey which started somewhere from deep inside of a longing soul to go back home and to check off a bucket list – The Bale Mountains. Actual path which involved crossing the world from Brussels to Addis Ababa … Continue reading

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Mother Nature: Memorable Wildlife Encounters In Ethiopia


There is nothing like standing still and blown away by what Mother Nature has to offer. And there is nothing better than capturing these wonderful moments of grace so you can still move by it over and over again and … 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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Southern Ethiopia: Lake Abiata-Shala National Park


The 887 km 2 national park named after the two Ethiopian Crater Rift Valley lakes -Abiata and Shala that dominate half of the park area. The park is located in the Southern part of the country and it is a … Continue reading

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Spellbinding Murals From Ethiopia’s Ancient Orthodox Churches


In honoring the Holiday Spirit, I thought nothing would be more appropriate than presenting mesmerizing biblical themed murals which embellishes the walls and ceiling of many Ethiopia’s orthodox churches and monasteries located in different parts of the country. Church murals are one … Continue reading

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LIONS of The Ethiopian Animal Kingdom


The Amharic word ANBESSA has strong and powerful meaning for Ethiopians rather than simply representing a Lion. Lion is the creature most symbolically associated with Ethiopia. Predominantly during the period of monarchy, Lion was the icon of imperial grandeur; so … Continue reading

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