Addis Ababa, also spelled Addis Abeba, and the capital of Ethiopia and the African Union, is home to a population of roughly 4 million. The city's name originates from the Amharic word for "New Flower", reflecting its perceived status as a new flower for the continent. The city was founded by the Ethiopian emperor Menelik II in 1886.
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Nice new house and very polite and friendly staff. Good service. The taxiservice of town dont know the new adress. ... more
Timbuktu, Mali to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia overland?
Basically: My bro and I have been thinking about planning this overland trip from Timbuktu to Addis (cities chosen largely for personal reasons rather than anything specific we wanted to see) and were wondering if this is at all possible and how easy/difficult it might be, or if it's a stupid idea ...
Bus from Addis to Nairobi
HI there, Myself and a friend are planning to travel via bus (public transport) from Addis Ababa in Ethiopia to Niarobi in Kenya in October this year. We have heard and read some reports that this route is ...
We arrived safely at Addis Ababa, Bole airport early Sunday morning after a 12 hour flight. The service on Ethiopian Airlines was excellent. They fed us nonstop until we landed. The weather is about 85 degrees most of the day and can be a bit uncomfortable from noon to 4pm. The evenings are nice ...
Posted in Ethiopia-Tanzania Trip by JNKD
We arrived in Addis Ababa (the capital of Ethiopia) at about 2030 local time. With the help of the efficient staff we disembarked, changed money, bought our visas, went through immigration, picked up our bags (much to our delight) and passed customs in the space of 30 minutes. That will probably ...
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