Ethiopia: The Bradt Travel Guide

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Bradt Travel Guides, 2005 - Travel - 596 pages
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This Bradt guide has become the definitive source of information on this country rich in culture, history, and dramatic scenery. For first-time visitors, Philip Briggs supplies plenty of practical advice on how to bridge the cultural gap and plan a trouble-free trip. Heritage hotspots in a land thought to be the cradle of civilization and resting place of the Ark of the Covenant include the architecturally fascinating rock-hewn church of Lalibela, the unofficial eighth wonder of the world, and ancient palaces and staelae at Axum. Ethiopia boasts nine national parks and several wildlife sanctuaries, all of which are detailed in Philip Briggs's comprehensive text.

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Contents

Culture and History
15
Wildlife
43
Planning and Preparation
70
Travelling in Ethiopia
87
Bridging the Cultural Gap
111
Health and Safety
124
PART TWO ADDIS ABABA
137
Addis Ababa to Lake Tana by Road
181
Awash National Park and the Assab Road
375
Harar and Dire Dawa
389
Addis Ababa to the Rift Valley via Butajira
419
The Rift Valley South to Awassa
431
The Bale and Arsi Highlands
451
The Moyale Road
475
Arba Minch and the Konso Highlands
487
South Omo
503

Bahir Dar and Lake Tana
195
Gonder and the Simien Mountains
219
Axum and the Adigrat Road
247
Rockhewn Churches of Northeast Tigrai
271
Mekele and the Danakil
297
Dessie Woldia and Surrounds
309
Dessie to Addis Ababa
325
Lalibela and Surrounds
335
Addis Ababa to Adama by Road
361
PART SIX WESTERN ETHIOPIA
525
The Western Highlands
535
Gambella
551
Ethiopian Swing
559
Language
572
Glossary
580
Index
591
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Philip Briggs is an expert on African travel. He is the author of six other well-established Bradt guidebooks on Africa: East and Southern Africa: The Backpacker's Manual, Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Uganda. He is also coauthor of the Bradt guide to Rwanda.

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