Chennek Camp > Ambiko October 19th 2011 One of our American friends has woken with serious digestive issues so a hasty search around the camp for the right anti-biotics is under way by the time we rise. Various drugs are located (some might even help) but their trip is over – they will be heading back today.
We march on back up to the next lump of escarpment and hike over its craggy ridge to reveal more fantastic views and the fir ... read more
Africa » Ethiopia » Amhara Region » Simien Mountains 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