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September 22nd 2020  |   Ethiopia  |  by   Francis Naumann

Francis visited Ethiopia in March 2020 and has written a series of blogs on this facinating country.  For easy reference we've gathered them together here. Ethiopia - The Africa you didn't expect I thought I’d seen all that Africa has to offer during more than 25 years of travelling the ... Read more

July 2nd 2020  |   Unique Experiences, Ethiopia  |  by   Francis Naumann

Ethiopia is primarily thought of as a cultural destination, and it has such an amazing history and rich culture that many people are happy to just focus on this aspect of the country.  However, it does in fact have a very wide range of habitats, and very varied wildlife as ... Read more

June 24th 2020  |   Travel, Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences, Ethiopia  |  by   Francis Naumann

Ethiopia is a big country, more than four times the size of the UK, and it’s the sort of place that an aficionado could spend years travelling around thanks to its rich history, vibrant cultures and amazing scenery. There is also some intriguing wildlife,  plentiful activity on offer, and the ... Read more

June 8th 2020  |   Ethiopia  |  by   Francis Naumann

I love Africa’s ancient traditional cultures. They tend to be truly rooted in their places of origin, and intensely connected with the land and life there. They are amazingly varied, most often exuberant and joyful, and always colourful. During my recent trip to Ethiopia I fulfilled a long held desire ... Read more

June 3rd 2020  |   Unique Experiences, Ethiopia  |  by   Francis Naumann

The land we know as Ethiopia has a long, complex, fascinating and reasonably well-documented history, during which time it was mostly known as Abyssinia.  That its history is well recorded is no surprise; the ancient Egyptians knew of the region because of the Nile, and people from Palestine and Arabia ... Read more

April 28th 2020  |   Unique Experiences, Ethiopia  |  by   Francis Naumann

I thought I’d seen all that Africa has to offer during more than 25 years of travelling the continent, but Ethiopia put me straight. It is wonderfully different to anywhere else in Southern and East Africa, and with so much variety it feels like its own world, apart from the ... Read more

December 11th 2017  |   Unique Experiences, Tanzania, Ethiopia  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Scenic Air Safari's new 2018 northern Kenya and southern Ethiopia itinerary uses a private Cessna Grand Caravan trace the Omo Delta, touching down in some of Africa's most remote and hard-to-reach places.  This fully inclusive tailor-made safari allows guests to enjoy largely untouched cultures and some scenic and historical highlights ... Read more

January 20th 2017  |   Travel, Wildlife Safaris, Madagascar, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

With chimpanzees sharing 99% and gorillas 98% of DNA with humans, they are our closest living relatives. Both are among a number of 'key species' of primates on many people's safari wish lists. The others we get asked for most regularly include lemurs and gelada baboons. Chimpanzees Chimps in Uganda ... Read more