The Simiens are one of Africa’s most dramatic landscapes, endowed with arresting valleys, hidden waterfalls and sudden precipices. Maurice Schutgens travelled to the popularly named Roof of Africa to experience life on Ethiopia’s isolated plateau.
TIMKAT FESTIVAL, GONDAR, ETHIOPIA January 19th Ethiopia’s most colourful festival, this Orthodox Christian ceremony celebrates the epiphany, or baptism of Jesus Christ. Although the festival is celebrated elsewhere in Ethiopia, the one at Gondar, a two-day bus ride, or a short flight,
Mike McCaffrey travels to Ethiopia’s remote Omo Valley to witness a boy’s journey into manhood, but finds it is the women who must show the greatest courage of all. The bull-jumping ceremony in Ethiopia’s Omo Valley is a rite of passage
Charlotte Beauvoisin plunges into the Nile for a white-water rafting adventure, and makes a few friends on the way. White-water rafting had been high on my bucket list for years. When friends told me they were planning a trip to Jinja,