Salambo in Addis

Salambo discovering Ethiopia

The artisan and designer market at Tropical Gardens

Just a word abour the Tropical Gardens bi-annual artisan and designers market in Addis, as this is such an event in the local calendar….Every year, in May and November, a … Continue reading

May 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

From cattle to handbag

With one of the largest herds of cattle in the world, Ethiopia has a long tradition of working with leather. There are many tanneries in the country producing very fine … Continue reading

April 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

A budding textile industry

Ethiopia has a long tradition of working with textiles, particularly for traditional clothing and household decoration. In my quest for discovering the city, I went on an (organised) tour of … Continue reading

October 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

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