Ethiopia 2/3: visit to the north


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October 28th 2015
Published: October 28th 2015
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I decided to grab a bus towards the north. My bus left Addis Ababa at 6am so it was an early start of the day. The journey to Bahir Dar took 11 hours and on the way I was able to enjoy the beautiful Ethiopian countryside, including the spectacular Blue Nile Gorge! Bahir Dar has about 300 000 inhabitants and lies at an altitude of 1800m at the southern shore of Lake Tana. On board I started to spe... Read Full Entry



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29th October 2015

Ethiopia 2/3
Hey Elton ... I just love this place. Great photos. Take care x
14th November 2015

Thank you very much Pam!! :)
29th October 2015
Simien Mountains National Park

Lovely photo
We visited Ethiopia back in 2005, before we started our blog, and Lalibela was a fascinating place to visit. However, today I pick this photo as my favourite/Ake
14th November 2015
Simien Mountains National Park

THanks Ake! I guess Ethiopia changed a lot during these last 10 years.
29th October 2015
Fasil Ghebbi complex (the Royal Enclosure), Gondar

Bahir Dar, Gondar & Lalibela
A part of Ethiopia that fills me with excitement each time I recall my quest for Prester john, the fountain of youth and reaching enlightenment. How good is it to wander the mountains, through churches of the first Christian kingdom and then there are the castles? How lucky you could do so.
14th November 2015
Fasil Ghebbi complex (the Royal Enclosure), Gondar

Thank you for the comment. It is a lovely country, amazing and recommended!! :)
7th November 2015

On the road
We've been following your adventures for a long time now. How long have you been on the road? How much longer will you travel? What a fascinating blog. Once again Elton, thanks for sharing.
14th November 2015

Hello Dave and Merry, I've been away from home for 2 years and 3.5 months now. I will be back home in about 5 weeks, after 2.5 years being away!
7th November 2015
Girl at the market in Lalibela

Children
I love this one

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