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On the Tourist Trail

The most popular tourist destination in Ethiopia are the famous churches of Lalibela.  I never made it here in 1973 since it was several days trek by mule but now there is a modern airport with several flights from and to Addis everyday. I chose the 950 km drive from the north in Mekele since I […]

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Ethiopia… .. On the Ground

Definitely some of the best food in Ethiopia is at the Gheralta Lodge in Hawsien village,north of Mekale. I knew that the cooks must have been trained by a European so when the manager confided that the owner had brought an Italian chef over for six months to work with the women,I was vindicated. After […]

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