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

Holy site of Debre Libanos

Before I start writing about the amazing trip I took to the Danakil depression, I ought to mention a few words about Debre Libanos and its monastery. In a few … Continue reading

January 16, 2013 · 5 Comments

Epiphany or Timkat

Tomorrow is Ethiopian Epiphany, known as Timkat. The city is getting ready for the celebration, one of the most important in the Ethiopian calendar. Everything stopped after lunch today, offices … Continue reading

January 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Christmas in January

January is a festive month in Ethiopia, just like December traditionally is in Europe and other parts of the world. We arrived back in Addis on Christmas day, after a … Continue reading

January 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

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