Travel Ethiopia

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Gondar

Gondar is probably the most immediately impressive of Ethiopia’s major ex-capitals, but it is perhaps less enduringly memorable than either Axum or Lalibela. Gondar is one of Ethiopia’s largest cities, yet it has retained...

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Bale National Park

The thinly populated province of Bale lies in south-eastern Ethiopia. The focal point of travel in this region is the Bale Mountains, the second highest range in Ethiopia. Much of the Bale range is...

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Awash Valley

This national park lies in the dry acacia savannah of the Rift Valley about 200 km east of Addis Ababa. The main geographical feature of the park is the gorge carved by the Awash...

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Major Rivers of Ethiopia

Water resources Ethiopia has nine major rivers and twelve big lakes. Lake Tana, for example, in the north is the source of the Blue Nile. However, apart from the big rivers and major tributaries,...

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Axum

Axum lies in the northern province of Tigre, the cradle of Ethiopian culture. Axum is the oldest city in Ethiopia (it was the ancient capital) and is the holiest city of the Ethiopian Orthodox...