Africa - Ethiopia (PDF Chapter)
This is the Ethiopia chapter from Lonely Planet’s Africa guidebook.
Ethiopia contains over two millenniums’ worth of ancient treasures scattered about, from hidden tombs to rock-carved churches, and the Rift Valley has left some of its most memorable landscapes in Ethiopia.
- immerse yourself in Christianity’s most raw and powerful form at Lalibela’s rock churches
- see the rock-hewn churches of Tigray, staring from Abuna Yemata Guh then climbing to the monastery at Maryam Korkor
- lace up your boots to hike through Simien Mountains National Park, home of magnificent wildlife and unparalleled panoramas
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Addis Ababa, Gonder, Simien Mountains National Park, Aksum, Rock-Hewn Churches of Tigray, Lalibela, Harar, Understand Ethiopia and Survival Guide.
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