Monthly Archives: November 2014

Very soon Ethiopian food will rule the world…so wash your hands and get set

By SAMANTHA SPOONER, Mail & Guardian Africa Unique spices and flavours are wooing foreign taste-buds, as country’s diaspora becomes big driver of its foods. Ethiopian restaurant in Amsterdam. (Photo/girl_onthe_les/flickr).  THE large round dish is big enough to cover the width of the … read more

A leap of faith! Ethiopia’s ‘church in the sky’ is perched on a 2,500ft cliff… with a wall of rock devotees must climb barefoot

Abuna Yemata Guh has been on the clifftop on Northern Ethiopia since 5th century AD To visit requires a six-metre climb up sheer wall of rock with no ropes and crossing narrow ledges with 200m drops  Lonely Planet Traveller features … read more