Ethiopia Archives - We Are Africa

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10
Apr
2018
EDUCATING THE NEXT GENERATION OF CONSERVATIONISTS

4 -min. read Education: it’s what the future of conservation depends on. Melissa Twigg investigates how African hotels and lodge owners have taken it upon themselves to educate children about protecting our planet – and by extension, their communities – in order to bring in the next generation of conservationists.

Fragments by Aida Muluneh – courtesy of David Krut Projects
01
Dec
2017
AFRICA’S CREATIVES ARE DOING IT FOR THEMSELVES

6 -min. read Fired up on a disdain for the establishment and a spirit of resilience, African creativity has embraced DIY ethics and trodden its own radical path. James Davidson dives into modern Africa’s punk rock rebellion.

09
Nov
2017
MEET THE ANCIENT TRIBES ALONG THE OMO RIVER

7 -min. read Body-scarring, lip plates, mating dances and goat-value: Stanley Stewart finds that romance along the Omo River is a world away from overused chat-up lines…

23
Aug
2017
ON THE HUNT FOR THE ‘REAL’ AFRICA

7 -min. read In response to the modern traveller’s desire for true immersion in a destination, African safaris are stepping up their game. Melissa Twigg looks at a few of the experiences going beyond mere observation to allow participants intimate access to the most extraordinary wildlife and terrain on the planet.

25
Jul
2017
MOUNTAIN MADNESS: FIVE AFRICAN MOUNTAIN ADVENTURES

4 -min. read Few travellers think of Africa when it comes to lacing up a pair of hiking boots and hitting the trail; but look a little deeper and you’ll discover that the continent boasts a remarkable range of memorable hiking and climbing destinations.

31
May
2017
UNCOVERING ETHIOPIA WITH SIMIEN LODGE’S NICK CRANE

12 -min. read Ethiopia is one of the most talked-about African destinations of 2017. Simien Lodge’s Nick Crane tells us what Ethiopia has to offer the modern traveller.

Song of David
16
Mar
2017
DISCONNECTING FROM THE STIGMA OF ETHIOPIA WITH AIDA MULUNEH

3 -min. read Photographer Aida Muluneh removes any stigma attached to Ethiopia with works combining the drama of Expressionism, the subconscious of Surrealism, the graphic sensibilities of Pop.

17
Oct
2016
AFRICAN AIRPORTS SPREAD THEIR WINGS

2 -min. read It’s good news for travellers to Africa that a number of African airports have an eye fixed firmly on the future, with plans underway to extend, expand and refurbish airport facilities across the continent, reports Richard Holmes.

17
Oct
2016
KEEPING THE WOLF FROM THE DOOR

3 -min. read Many wouldn’t associate wolves with Africa, which is perhaps part of the reason the Ethiopian wolf is becoming endangered, reports Anton Crone.

17
Oct
2016
WELCOME TO THE AFRICAN TRAVEL OLYMPICS

5 -min. read The Olympic Games may have come and gone, but Eugene Yiga has a guide to discovering Africa’s ten winning countries…

17
Oct
2016
MEET 6 AFRICAN COUNTRIES WITH A MIND-BLOWING FOOD SCENE

5 -min. read The diversity across Africa lends itself to the cuisine and travellers can expect a unique and vibrant food adventure in every corner of the continent. Here are six under-rated countries with mind-blowing food scenes.

18
Oct
2016
SOUL TASTE

5 -min. read Marcella Echavarria talks to celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson about his restaurant, his roots and his many influences.

26
Apr
2016
EXPERIENCE THE STORY MADE IN AFRICA: 2016 PRE-TOURS

2 -min. read As part of our continuing ambition to showcase the unique diversity, beauty and vitality of our incredible continent, every year our tribe is invited to the biggest pan-Africa familiarisation trip the industry has ever seen.

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