Ethiopia : Vitality of an ancient land

Ethiopia : Vitality of an ancient land

The West Australian December 29, 2014 I am about 4m from the Patriarch of the Orthodox Church of Ethiopia – an ancient Christian community of perhaps 50 million people with a tradition that dates back to the age of the apostles. The golden-gowned Patriarch, Abune Mathias, is blessing what looks like a medium-sized swimming pool. […]

Jim Eagles: Actually, Bob, plenty grows

Verdant Ethiopia surprises Jim Eagles. The New Zealand Herald December 4,2014 The most surprising things about Ethiopia are not its ancient rock-hewn churches and colourful tribes but its remarkable beauty and, I suppose, the widespread anger at singer Bob Geldof. The image we have of Ethiopia is one of famine, of a parched landscape populated […]

Travel : Ethiopian Dispatches-The Bush and the Village

Travel Pulse David Cogswell, October 07, 2014 On the eighth day of the NTA Product Development Tour of Ethiopia we saw two more essential aspects of the many-faceted country. We started from Paradise Lodge in Arba Minch where we saw a fantastic sunrise over a vista that included the giant expanse of water of Lake […]

Dispatches from Ethiopia: A Series of Mind-Altering Experiences

Travel Pulse September 30,2014 The People‚Äôs Square of Gondar, Ethiopia, was packed with people, shoulder to shoulder, front to back as far as we could see for the Meskel Festival. There was electricity in the air as the teeming crowds pushed up against each other and crowds lined the tops of buildings around the center […]

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