This small town in the north of Ethiopia is the most ancient of capitals and the holiest city of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. Here you can see the towering stelaes placed there for kings, crumbling palaces built for queens and hidden tombs dedicated to the deceased royalty.
The isolated mountain town of Lalibela is famous for it's complex of rock-hewn churches, the perfect symmetry and intricate details carved out of the cliffs from the roof down. Get lost in the connecting tunnels, catch a morning mass and enjoy the clean air, this is one place you cannot miss.
Exploring the ancient walled city of Harar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the spiritual heart of Ethiopia's large Islamic community, considered by some Muslims to be the fourth holiest city in the world.
Leaving Dhaka We were up at 6am, riding a tuk-tuk through the chaos to get to the bus station. After eying all the battered and dented buses we were directed in the right direction of ours, complete with a smashed windscreen and a few huge scrapes along each side. It seems like nothing when you... Continue Reading →