Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

Emperor Haile Selassie considered moving the capital from Addis Ababa to Bahir Dar – that says much about the city. Distinctively famous for its wide avenues, shaded by rows of […]

Enkutatash: Celebrating Ethiopian & Eritrean New Year

Long before 2001 when terrorist attacks on the United States turned 9/11 into a dark, sad memorial, September 11 marked the beginning of the New Year and celebration of Enkutatash in Ethiopia and Eritrea. Unlike most parts […]

Ethiopia: The Land of Origins

If there is a country on the African continent whose cultural diversity, natural beauty and rich heritage matches that of the glorious history of Egypt, it is certainly Ethiopia whose […]