Ethiopia is currently one of the most popular destinations for international adoption, particularly in America where the number of Ethiopian babies and children adopted is on the rise from year … Continue reading
The novelty is wearing off….
After living in Ethiopia for ten months now, the novelty is slowly wearing off…I have been infected with amoeba for the second time in four months, not knowing what I … Continue reading
Is coffee really from Ethiopia?
According to an Ethiopian legend, coffee was discovered by a little shepherd boy called Kaldi from the Kaffa region in the South-west. While he was sitting under a tree, minding … Continue reading
The lost tribes of Israel
Gondar was once the magnificent capital of the 17th century Ethiopian Empire, as mentioned in a previous post, but it was also the home of the Jewish people of Ethiopia, … Continue reading
The former imperial city of Gondar
The city of Gondar, north of Lake Tana, was once the prestigious capital of Ethiopia, founded by King Fasilides around 1635. Before his reign, the emperors of Ethiopia had no … Continue reading