Ethiopian adventures: before you go

By | 2018-07-11T21:54:59+00:00 July 11th, 2018|

Here are some important things, which you have to know before heading to Ethiopia. Safety Probably, the most essential concern you will have before travelling to Ethiopia is safety. The German Ministry of Foreign Affairs (https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/de/aussenpolitik/laender/aethiopien-node/aethiopiensicherheit/209504) doesn’t recommend to visit several areas due to complicated political situation e.g. with Eritrea in the North [...]

Ethiopian adventures: the Erta Ale volcano tour

By | 2018-07-01T18:35:44+00:00 July 1st, 2018|

Tour with ETT – Ethio Travel and Tours We were lucky to find a tour to the Danakil depression already during our stay in Lalibela. It also included a free transfer to Mekele (around 10 hours with a minivan with several photo-stops and a lunch pause). The tour agency we booked it with is called [...]

Ethiopian adventures: the Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela

By | 2018-06-28T22:12:52+00:00 June 28th, 2018|

Lalibela: to see it all in three hours Only in the bus to Lalibela, we took the decision to take a tour to the Danakil depression which would last at least three days. Therefore, in Lalibela we had left… only half a day. Considering that the main sight, the rock-hewn churches, are open from 8 am to 6 [...]

Ethiopian adventures: from Addis Abeba to Dessie

By | 2018-06-26T21:56:14+00:00 June 26th, 2018|

We planned to spend seven full days in Ethiopia and were, how should I put it more mildly, very ambitious. We started in Addis Abeba and of all places of attraction we visited Lalibela (it took us two days to reach it), Erta Ale volcano and Danakil depression (on a three-day tour). After the tour we flew back to [...]

Mauritius activities, sightseeing and food

By | 2018-06-12T21:34:31+00:00 June 12th, 2018|

Now, when the most demanding component of our Mauritius trip (beaches) is covered here Mauritius best beaches, I can tell you more about the island and its other places and things of interest. Actually, it is quite unusual for us to stay at the same hotel during the whole duration of a trip. However, Mauritius has simply [...]

Namibia: Walvis Bay, Swakopmund and Spitzkoppe

By | 2018-03-11T22:21:21+00:00 March 11th, 2018|

After visiting the breathtaking vleis, we headed to the Eastern coast of Namibia, Walvis Bay and Swakopmund and afterwards headed to the North of Namibia over Spitzkoppe Natural Park. Walvis Bay Following the appealing photos of the travel bloggers, we were searching for the pink see next to the Walvis Bay. What we found was the Salt [...]

What to do in Otjiwarongo, Namibia

By | 2018-03-05T22:47:27+00:00 March 5th, 2018|

If you would like to visit Etosha National Park (read here about it), we would recommend you to stay in Otjiwarongo. From here, the drive to Etosha takes about 1,5 hours. Crocodile Ranch Otjiwarongo is a relatively big city where you can find good accommodation for very acceptable prices in comparison to the lodges directly [...]

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