Salambo in Addis

Salambo discovering Ethiopia

Timkat or the Ethiopian celebration of Epiphany

Addis is still wearing its festive colours after the Timkat celebrations which took place on Monday. All the streets of the capital were decorated with yellow, red and green (the … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

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

June 3, 2012 · 2 Comments

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

June 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

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