Africa’s oldest independent country and an intersection point of the continent’s civilisations. Defined as much by its trekking and landscapes as its ancient, far-reaching history.

Take Shade: Escaping Extreme Heat in Ethiopia

Our correspondent, wilting in the extreme African temperatures, finds cover via the simplest of means.
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priest, lalibela
Coptic Mystery: The Mute Priest of Lalibela

Our correspondent, remote viewing in Ethiopia, chances upon a bond to the country’s religious formation.

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Snapshot in Time: The Alien Landscape of Dallol

Our correspondent materialises in another realm, where the heat is so intense as to defy conception. That’ll be Ethiopia, then.

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Amharic primer
Language Primer: Amharic

Our correspondent presents a basic guide to Ethiopia's prime dialect.

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Snapshot in Time: Ceremonial Coffee in Ethiopia

Our correspondent gains a greater understanding of Ethiopia’s ritualistic coffee ceremony.

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Shoa Gate, Harar, Ethiopia
Historic Gateway: Enter the Walled City of Harar

Our correspondent skirts east Ethiopia's holy city before entering the ancient maze within.

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