How to Visit the Gelada Monkeys in Ethiopia; Brooke Saward; World Of Wanderlust

As one of the main draw cards for nature-loving travellers to Ethiopia, the bleeding heart Gelada monkeys are reason enough to travel North to a whopping 4,500m above sea level. The monkeys are one of the few life experiences you have to encounter primates at such proximity in their natural habitat and feel a true…

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Ethiopia elected member of UNESCO; Samuel Getachew; Reporter

Ethiopia has been elected as a member of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO – the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization for a four year term. This took place during the 22nd General Assembly of the World Heritage Convention in Paris, France.

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20 must-see spots in Africa in 2020; Lewis Packwood; Skyscanner’s Travel Blog

From penguin colonies in the south to the world’s largest desert in the north, here are just a few of Africa’s highlights.

Source: 20 must-see spots in Africa in 2020 | Skyscanner’s Travel Blog

A visual journey across African landscapes; Natasha Elkington; Landscape News

From the Sahel to the Sahara and from ancient cities to gleaming beaches, here’s a photo journey across African landscapes and their eight distinct regions.

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Ethiopia: The Under-the-Radar Jewel of East Africa; Travel + Leisure

Start in Addis Ababa—one of the highest capital cities in the world with an elevation of almost 10,000 feet—for visits to the National Archaeological…

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Last wolves in Africa: the fragile wildlife of Ethiopia’s ravaged parks; Tom Gardner; Guardian

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Wildfires and an encroaching population are threatening grasslands that host some of the world’s rarest species…

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Ethiopia hosts technical workshop for potential natural World Heritage sites; Unesco

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France renovates Ethiopia World Heritage sites; Journal du Cameroun

French Minister of Culture, Franck Riester, on Wednesday officially launched renovation works on the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites in Ethiopia.The project is being undertaken with funding and technical support from the French government.  A team of experts from France will head to the site next week to assess…

Source: France renovates Ethiopia World Heritage sites – Journal du Cameroun

A 10-Day Small-Group Discovery Tour: Ethiopia, Africa’s best-kept Secret; Luxury Escape 

Today’s Luxury Escapes Travel Deal: A 10-Day Small-Group Discovery Tour: Ethiopia, Africa’s best-kept Secret. Buy Now & Save 32% on Luxury Escapes Travel Deals.

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Travel Through Ethiopia’s UNESCO Sites; Africa.com

As of 2019, Ethiopia is home to nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Eight of these sites are cultural, making Simien Mountains the only natural site.

Source: Travel Through Ethiopia’s UNESCO Sites – Africa.com

Travel Through Ethiopia’s UNESCO Sites; While In Africa

As of 2019, Ethiopia is home to nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Eight of these sites are cultural, making Simien Mountains the only natural site.

Source: Travel Through Ethiopia’s UNESCO Sites – Africa.com

Exploring the churches carved from rock; BBC

Dating back to the 12th and 13th Centuries, the churches are designated a World Heritage site.

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Harar, Ethiopia’s holy Muslim city; Maria Gerth-Niculescu; Deutsche Welle

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Top Ten Sites To Visit While In Africa; Africa.com

Africa is a diverse continent rich in cultural artifacts and history. This continent has a lot of secrets for those who are patient and willing to explore.

Source: Top Ten Sites To Visit While In Africa – Africa.com

The Axum Stelae: Multi-Story Buildings of Antiquity?; JP Robinson; Ancient Origins

For those of you already familiar with the remarkable monoliths which stand in Axum, Ethiopia, you will no doubt be aware of their uncanny resemblance to modern tower block apartment buildings.

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Camping with wolves and dancing with AK47s: the hidden treasures of Ethiopia; Guy Kelly; Telegraph

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Ethiopian UNESCO site to go green for St Patrick’s Day; Colm O Mongaine; RTE

The UNESCO site at Lalibela in Ethiopia is to be lit up with green lights this St Patrick’s Day, it was announced today.

Source: Ethiopian UNESCO site to go green for St Patrick’s Day

The 25 places you need to travel to in 2019; Matador Network

This is the only list you’ll need this year.

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Lalibela: Ethiopian holy city mired in protests and controversy; James Jeffrey; Al Jazeera

The much-vaunted rock-hewn churches of Lalibela have lately become the surprising source of protests and local tensions.

Source: Lalibela: Ethiopian holy city mired in protests and controversy

15 Essential Activities To Do In Ethiopia On A Budget; Africa.com

Ethiopia is one of the oldest and most remarkable places in Africa. It’s got a long and storied history, incredible food, and some of the most impressive UNESCO World Heritage Sites…

Source: 15 Essential Activities To Do In Ethiopia On A Budget – Africa.com