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Timket festival Ethiopia

Timket festival Ethiopia

Timket festival Ethiopia Timket- Celebrations of the Epiphany This is the biggest festival of the year, on 19 January, just two weeks after the Ethiopian Christmas. It lasts for three days, starting the day before Timkat with dramatic and colorful processions. The...

Meskal festival in Ethiopia

Meskal festival in Ethiopia

Meskal festival in Ethiopia Meskal festival – Discovery of the True Cross is a religious national holiday Ethiopian Orthodox Church which is celebrated on September 27 Meskal commemorates the discovery of the True Cross on which Jesus Christ was crucified by the...

TREKKING IN THE SEMIEN MOUNTAINS  IN ETHIOPIA

TREKKING IN THE SEMIEN MOUNTAINS IN ETHIOPIA

TREKKING IN THE SEMIEN MOUNTAINS IN ETHIOPIA Special Trekking journey, roof of Africa. Registrations open for a start circuit 21 December 2014 for 17 days/16 nights with 7 days of trekking in this unique environment.€ 2,000 per person all inclusive (excluding...

VOLCANOES OF ETHIOPIA special journey inside Danakil Depression

VOLCANOES OF ETHIOPIA special journey inside Danakil Depression

VOLCANOES OF ETHIOPIA special journey inside Danakil Depression Registrations open for a Tour start January 9, 2015 for 17 days/16 nights with 5 days in the desert of Ethiopia with Afar tribe.2.125 euros per person all inclusive (excluding international flights) on...

Awra Amba, when Ethiopia meet Millau

Awra Amba, when Ethiopia meet Millau

Awra Amba, when Ethiopia meet Millau Zumra Nuru, founder of the Awra Amba community, was Tuesday, April 8, in Millau (Aveyron) on the Larzac plateau. Awra Amba is a village and an Ethiopian community of about 400 members, located 74 kilometers east of Bahir Dar in the...

Lalibela

Lalibela

Lalibela The long-awaited monograph richly documented and illustrated finally allows to learn more about the mysteries of the city of Lalibela , Ethiopia . Declared a World Heritage Site since 1978 , the monastic city of Lalibela ( Ethiopia ), formerly known as Roha ,...

Bodi or Me’en Tribe, Omo valley Ethiopia

Bodi or Me’en Tribe, Omo valley Ethiopia

Bodi or Me’en Tribe, Omo valley Ethiopia The Bodi or Me’en people live close to the Omo River in southern Ethiopia.  South of the Bodi are the Mursi tribe.  They are pastoralists (livestock farmers) and agriculturalists.  Along the banks of the river, they wil…l grow...

Karo Tribe, Omo valley

Karo Tribe, Omo valley

Karo Tribe, Omo valley Many of their traditional rituals might have originated with another much larger tribe: the Hamar,which is of the same lineage but numbers approximately 30,000. These two groups speak nearly identical, Osmotic languages and much of the symbolism...

Addis Abeba

Addis Abeba

Addis Abeba Addis Ababa (Amharic: Addis Abäba, IPA: [adis aβəβa] (“new flower”;Oromo: Finfinne, Natural Spring(s)”), sometimes spelled Addis Abeba . It is the largest city in Ethiopia, It is where the African Union and its predecessor the OAU are based. It also hosts...

The camelots of Africa (Gonder City)

The camelots of Africa (Gonder City)

The camelots of Africa (Gonder City) The graceful city of Gonder, founded by Emperor fasilidas, become the capital of the Ethiopian empire around 1635.This settlement, which become fasilidas principal headquarters, grew into an important town, and remained Ethiopia’s...