Salambo in Addis

Salambo discovering Ethiopia

Helicopter in Gheralta

A new form of tourism is all of a sudden developing in Ethiopia: the helicopter ride. Last month, I went back to the Gheralta lodge, one of my favourite retreats … Continue reading

May 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

A trip to the Danakil depression (Part I): descent into another world

The drive down from the Abyssinian highlands to the Danakil Depresion is like a descent into another world, a world of scarce ressources and bare survival, but equally a world … Continue reading

January 23, 2013 · 3 Comments

The ancient Kingdom of Axum

Before spending a few days in Gheralta, we had a cultural stop in the northern city of Axum where we flew to from Addis. Axum, often considered as the cradle … Continue reading

November 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Trekking up the Gheralta mountain in Tigray

Everybody in Addis talks about the Gheralta Lodge in Tigray as being the best one in Ethiopia. The place is so popular that it is advisable to book weeks if … Continue reading

November 17, 2012 · 1 Comment

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