Visiting the Gondar Castles in Ethiopia (Ancient History)

Visiting the Gondar Castles in Ethiopia (Ancient History)

First of all thats Gondar Castles, not Gondor from Lord of the Rings, although it’s easy to see that Tolkien could have gotten some inspiration from the castles. Gondar is idyllically situated in the highlands of Ethiopia, south of the Simien Mountains, and...
Axum Ethiopia And The Ark Of The Covenant (Ancient History)

Axum Ethiopia And The Ark Of The Covenant (Ancient History)

Axum is a place of legend in ancient Ethiopian culture. A resting place of kings and queens dating back to biblical times, the reign of the mysterious Queen Sheba, and the alleged resting place of the Ark of the Covenant. For those wishing to live out Tomb Raider...
Hiking In The Simien Mountains Of Ethiopia

Hiking In The Simien Mountains Of Ethiopia

Most people visit the awe inspiring Simien Mountains for the scenic views and to go hiking. But the Simien Mountains are also famous for their wildlife, especially the friendly gelada baboons which can be seen all year round. Many people go for 2-3 days to the Simien...

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