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Easter in Lalibela, Ethiopia

18th March 2017

The religious rituals that take place in Lalibela’s rock-hewn churches to mark Easter may be what the town is famous for. But there is so much more to Easter in Lalibela. Girma Tadele grew up in the town and shares his experiences of this special time.  This year in Ethiopia, ... [READ MORE]

Ethiopia’s rich cycling history

11th March 2017

Alemayehu Sitotaw grew up on Ethiopian cycling and represented Ethiopia at the 1980 Moscow Olympics. Here he reflects on the sport’s history in Ethiopia, and why we can expect to see many more world-class Ethiopian cyclists in the future. For as long as I can remember, and I’m now in ... [READ MORE]

Win a cycling jersey signed by Pro cyclist Tsgabu Grmay

7th March 2017

To celebrate the launch of the first ever road cycling tours to Ethiopia, we’ve teamed up with UCI World Tour rider Tsgabu Grmay of the Bahrain-Merida team to offer you a cycling jersey. Tsgabu has had an impressive start to his cycling career since becoming the first Ethiopian professional cyclist in ... [READ MORE]

A journey free of preconceptions

3rd February 2017

By Benjamin Allen When you’ve never been to Africa to the idea of going can conjure a melee of thoughts. When I first went to Ethiopia, I had no idea what to expect. Not only was it a trip to Africa that wasn’t a safari, but it was to a country ... [READ MORE]

The Twelfth Day of Christmas in Ethiopia

15th January 2017

Swimming pools are something you might not associate with a religious festival. Mention the Twelfth Day of Christmas, and most Westerners will start humming and conjure up 12 drummers drumming rather than a swimming pool. But on Thursday the 19th January, the Fasiledes Bath in Gonder will be at the ... [READ MORE]

Ethiopia’s Annual Running Street Party

16th December 2016

The Great Ethiopian Run International 10km is a road race like no other. Held in November each year, this is a festive celebration of running, a fabulous “street party”, as one of the Olympians who took part this year described it. And at its heart is a name that anyone ... [READ MORE]

Trekking in the highlands of Ethiopia

9th November 2016

I first went to Lalibela in Ethiopia in 2008. Back then I thought that it would be a one-off visit to a town that for so long had piqued my curiosity but had seemed too remote to experience. Now I’m sitting down to write about my third trip there, which ... [READ MORE]

Ethiopia’s walled city – a warm welcome in Harer

24th October 2016

The walled city of Harer lies on Ethiopia’s eastern fringes. Famed for its mosques and its trading culture, the city also speaks volumes about how Ethiopia embraces people from many different beliefs – and those with none. It’s also here that Tadele Travel Director Girma Mosges first understood what true ... [READ MORE]

Ethiopia – a country of festive traditions

21st September 2016

One of our guides reflects on why September is such a magical time to visit northern Ethiopia, and how the traditions around Ethiopia’s festivals enriched his childhood. Growing up in a country that is so different from the rest of the world is a blessing and a privilege. While most ... [READ MORE]

Smart monkeys and an elusive Ethiopian mountain goat

13th September 2016

The vastness of the Simien Mountain National Park is staggering. At every turn dramatic vistas take your breath away. Add a mountain goat and one child full of excitement to your trip, and it becomes an even more memorable experience. “It’s a day of adventure today,” said my 11-year-old son Adonias, ... [READ MORE]

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