Ethiopia’s top five festivals to see in 2020

Ethiopia’s top five festivals to see in 2020

Travel writer Claire A Davies picked the following as top five Ethiopian Festivals. This informative article came just in time before Timkat celebration which is happening on Sunday January 19, 2020. borkenaBy Claire A Davies January 18, 2020 Ethiopia’s rich heritage of festivals are one of the best ways to appreciate the country’s strong sense […]

Hiking : The Best Trekking Holidays in Ethiopia

Hiking : The Best Trekking Holidays in Ethiopia

Drawing from her lived and travel experiences in Ethiopia, Claire A Davies shares trekking and hiking stories. borkenaBy Claire A Davies January 13, 2020 The peaks of the Simien Mountains stretched endlessly before me as vertical eruptions from the earth.The ravine below the escarpment ran two kilometres deep.This massif was sculpted by 30 million years […]

Harar: Ethiopia’s walled city

Harar: Ethiopia’s walled city

borkenaJanuary 6, 2019 Harar is the spiritual centre of Ethiopia’s Muslim community, the fourth most important Islamic city in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage site. This walled city  is reached via road from Dire Dawa, in the dry, eastern part of Ethiopia.The road climbs from the plains through low hills dotted with houses […]

Bahir Dar: Ethiopia’s lakeside resort (Claire A Davies)

Bahir Dar: Ethiopia’s lakeside resort (Claire A Davies)

There is something special about Ethiopia’s lakeside resort city Bahir Dar. Travel blogger Claire A Davis shares her experience about it. Claire A DaviesDecember 29, 2019 Bahir Dar has always had a holiday kind of feel: a place where people gravitate seeking walks on the shores of Lake Tana or to sip freshly squeezed mango […]

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