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Backpacking Ethiopia will provide you with some unforgettable experiences: witness the spectacular Timkat festival, explore the rock-hewn underground churches of Lalibela, share a meal of Injera with fellow bus passengers, venture into the otherworldly Danakil depression or trek the spectacular Simien mountains. Find out how much it cost to backpack in Ethiopia, check out my itinerary and find plenty of other travel tips in the articles.



The Ethiopian Timkat festival in Aksum in 20 photographs

Hundreds of people dressed in white robes line the streets of Aksum, chanting, dancing and clapping their hands for Ethiopian Timkat. The Timkat 'epiphany'...

How to prepare for your Danakil Depression tour in Ethiopia?

“Welcome to Danakil Depression, the most inhospitable place in the world.”  With these joyful words Guide Fish started our Danakil Depression adventure in Ethiopia....