Happy New Year! January 6th 2014 It's been a while!
Since my last blog I have been pretty busy. I won't bore you with all the details but will highlight a few recent events...
I went to Bahir Daar for a weekend (see photos) which was great – a refreshing change from Gondar. The town is situated by lake Tana and has the Blue Nile falls and source of the Nile close by. We visited monasteries and even saw a hippo ... read more
Africa » Ethiopia » Amhara Region » Gondar 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