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The Ethiopian Birr (200 Birr on photo equals about US$ 9.50)  
   

The Ethiopian Birr (200 Birr on photo equals about US$ 9.50)

Ethiopia 2/3: visit to the north

October 28th 2015
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 more
Africa » Ethiopia » Amhara Region » Bahir Dar

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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