Salambo in Addis

Salambo discovering Ethiopia

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

The mystic islands of Lake Tana

Lake Tana, the source of the Blue Nile, is also an important centre for the Ethiopian Christian Orthodox,  going as far back as the 17th century when Abyssinia (Northern Ethiopia … Continue reading

May 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Bahir Dar and the Blue Nile falls

Bahir Dar is a pleasant town on Lake Tana, the largest lake in northern Ethiopia. It is also the regional capital of the Amhara region, but it is most famous … Continue reading

May 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

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