15 reasons why you should NEVER visit Ethiopia!

Folks, I write this as a warning to anyone thinking of visiting Ethiopia. Everything you have ever read or heard about Ethiopia is exactly as it is when you get there. Everything your parents or the media told you about…

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Ultimate Guide to Travelling in Northern Ethiopia

I have visited Africa loads and each time it becomes tougher to leave. My recent trip to Ethiopia was no exception. Sure, I had carried out loads of research prior to arriving in Addis Ababa but what I experienced during…

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The Danakil Depression – one of the hottest, driest & lowest places on earth

You know when people say “I know where I’d rather be”. Well, I’ve just come from the Danakil Depression and it is every bit as amazing as you’d expect. Yes, few things are as remote, inhospitable, basic and absolutely magnificent…

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Simien Mountains National Park – The Roof of Africa

Once in a while we get to experience something so magnificent that no photo could ever do it justice. I think that’s why we travel — the pursuit of something too beautiful to put into words. At least thats why…

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