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View of the Mercato from the window of our suite at the Haile Hotel  
   

View of the Mercato from the window of our suite at the Haile Hotel

A Day in Addis Ababa

March 11th 2012
Our time in Addis got off to a rough start with a delay in our flight from Lalibella which caused our luggage to be put on the next flight! I spent about 45 minutes in that stressed-out state that frequent travellers know well: Watching fellow passengers gradually pick up their luggage and leave until you are the last one, then watching the empty carousel go round and round before finally coming ... read more
Africa » Ethiopia » Addis Ababa Region » Addis Ababa

Ethiopian Flag 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
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