Ethiopia Holiday Picture Archive
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VW Beetle Minded?
Into the countryside
Discovering the source of the Nile; the Blue Nile waterfalls
Hiking in the Simien mountains
tanks used in the war with Iritrea, now used as childrens playground.
is common to decorate bars and lunchrooms with paintings. The source is
usually based on panflets used by the national tourist agency.
for the hike is transport for our food, tents and luggage. A foreman is
assigned who will arrange the appropiate handling of bissnes. After all,
these kind of undertakings does boost the local econimy.
armed guard is mandatory. Not only for the baboons that can cause a threat,
but also for protection against ex-solders that have fleed in the mountains.
we encounter a small village. The children were underway to school. It
turns out that they are heading in the same direction so we exchange some
school songs and enjoy how they sing songs in their language.
summit at 2940m.
and very cold. A solution was to fill the waterflask with hot tea and place
that in the sleeping bag. After getting settled (in a warm environment)
drinking the tea and quikly falling asleep. At night the tempretures droppd
below zero so that there where ice cubes in the flask the next morning.
Christmas in Lalibela
Encounters with the Hamar
The national dish: Injera