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Pilgrims return to Lalibela after central government retakes it in civil war

The website Africa News reported earlier this month that after the town famous for its ancient rock churches (travel video above) was once again retaken by government troops from the Tigray People's Liberation Front, thousands of Ethiopian Orthodox believers have once again begun making the pilgrimage and Ethiopian Airlines has resumed flights from capital Addis Abbaba. Read (and watch recent news video) here. 

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Ethiopian Highlands cited as two of Africa's 6 tallest mountains to tackle

specially since the 1936 publication of Ernest Hemingway's short story The Snows of Kilimanjaro and its 1958 movie adaptation, many people around the world have heard of Africa's highest peak. But there are also a number of other remarkable mountains around the continent - most of volcanic origin - which you may not have heard of but which also provide adventure travelers with scenic challenges. Here are a half dozen of the most prominent of Africa''s ten highest mountains, all eminently…

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Ethiopia on our blogger's list of 9 safest African countries to visit

Trаvеlіng to a fоrеіgn lаnd usually involves a certain amount of wаrіnеѕѕ аnd unсеrtаіntу - but especially when vіѕіtіng developing соuntrіеѕ whеrе a mаjоr роrtіоn of thе population live undеr the роvеrtу lіnе. But уоu know what's ѕаd? Tо let thеѕе uncertainties ѕtор уоu from еxрlоrіng fascinating new parts of the world. Africa is perhaps the continent that inspires the most wariness due to widespread poverty, corruption, wars, and other travails. But with exceptions where there's actual civil…

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Getting to Mt. Damo monastery is an adventure in itself

Debre Damo:The Incredible Monastery Climbing with rope like driving with a seat belt Your visit to this amazing church will not only require you to put your seat belt and drive there but also to get ready to climb by a side of mountain with rope in your waist. This will not only be unforgettable but one that will come to be a great breakthrough in your entire visits to all the churches that you had been to so far and those you are about to... read complete post

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  • A news website called MENAFN.com (Middle East Financial Network) just last week ran a post highlighting the destruction and disruption wrought upon some of the historic and cultural sites in Ethiopia's northernmost province, Tigray, which visitors have come to see, by the troops of the central government as part of the civil war which broke out nearly two years ago: https://menafn.com/1104913004/Ethiopias-War-In-Tigray-Risks-Wiping-...
  • In honor of Black History Month in the USA, MSN's Travel Noire channel cites top historic sites in sub-Saharan Africa. Now, Ethiopia’s most famous claim to fame, this piece cites the Fasil Ghebbi, the fortress-palace of 17th-century Emperor Fasilides in the city of Gondar, in the north of the country an hour-and-a-half flight from Addis Ababa. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it became known for its architecture, with seven churches and seven bridges, and dates back to the era when Ethiopia was a great empire in northeast Africa between the 17th and 18th centuries. https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/tripideas/beyond-the-pyramids-of-e...
  • King Dawit Tours Ethiopia is one of a privately owned national tour operators; which the name “King Dawit” refers to Dawit I, was King Of Kings (1382 - 1413) of Ethiopia, and a member of the Solomon dynasty. He was the younger son of Newaya Krestos.

     

    Owned and managed by experienced tourism professional Mr. Dawit Solomon (BA Degree in Tourism Management) & long years of experience in various Ethiopian tour companies in managerial position.

    For further deliberations on our proposal, kindly get in touch with us at the contacts provided below.

     

    With great hospitality

     

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  • Read about one of the historic wonders of the world in Lalibela, this week in the Tripatini blog.
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