Unique among African countries, the ancient Ethiopian monarchy maintained its freedom from colonial rule, with the exception of the 1936-41 Italian occupation during World War II. In 1974 a military junta, the Derg, deposed Emperor Haile SELASSIE (wh... [read more]
Date: October 7th 2008
Steven - 8 October 2008
We have neglected our blog as our trip to and around Ethiopia did not provide us with the opportunity to access the Internet - We can access in Addis but it is very slow but we will add this blog and some photos before we head off to Tel Aviv tomorrow - Time seems to be passing fairly quickly now we have reached the half way point!
We arrived in Ethiopia at 060 ... read more