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Tiya Stele and Adadi Mariam

A tour to Adadi Mariam and Tiya takes one full day, leaving from Addis Ababa at 8:00, driving on Butajira road, southwestern direction. After 55 km we drive 12 km on the rough road to… continue reading Tiya Stele and Adadi Mariam

Rift Valley Lakes

The Rift Valley is the largest geographical feature on the African continent. In Ethiopia it runs from the Red Sea coast to Lake Turkana, crossing the country from north-east to south-west. The six main lakes… continue reading Rift Valley Lakes

Debre Libanos and Portuguese Bridge

Founded in 1284 by the legendary Ethiopian saint Abuna Tekle Haimanot, Debre Libanos monastery played an important part in spreading Christianity in central Ethiopia. The church and its surrounds witnessed many historic events, including arrival… continue reading Debre Libanos and Portuguese Bridge