Places in Ethiopia
I am weary of writing more about these buildings, because it seems to me that I shall not be believed if I write more…but swear I by God in Whose power I am, that all that is written is the truth, and there is much more than what I have written, and I have left it that they may not tax me with its being falsehood.
Since its establishment in the 19th century, Addis Ababa (አዲስ አበባ) has always seemed like a magical portal, a gateway to another world. For the rural masses of Ethiopia it was, and is, a city whose streets are paved in gold; and for a foreign visitor, the portal of Addis Ababa is at the verge of an ancient and mystical world.
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Tips and articles
Ethiopia's unmissable sights for travellers
Ethiopia has the ability to wow you day after day...
Forget the Big Five – visit Ethiopia's wonderful wildlife instead
It’s a long drive from Addis Ababa to Bale Mountains National Park...
In the beginning: Ethiopia
Ethiopia is home to one of the world’s oldest strands of Christianity – a tradition that traces its origins to the time of the Old Testament...
Ethiopian food for beginners
This is an excerpt from the Food & Drink chapter of Lonely Planet's guide to Ethiopia & Eritrea...