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Exploring Ol Pajeta Conservancy, Kenya (Part 2)

7 Oct 2019 1 minute read 3 comments joshman

ELEPHANTS!!!! You may not know this about me, but elephants are my absolute favorite animal. Don't believe me? I even have an elephant tattoo to prove it! In any case, they are among my favorite animals to view in the wild, even though it's fairly ea...

Exploring Ol Pajeta Conservancy, Kenya (Part 1)

4 Oct 2019 2 minute read 0 comments joshman

In cased you missed it, please refer to my previous blog about Ol Pajeta titled, The Rhinos Of Ol Pajeta Conservancy, Kenya. A Brief History Ol Pajeta Conservancy is a great wildlife conservation story. It is a former cattle ranch established in the...

The Rhinos Of Ol Pajeta Conservancy, Kenya

4 Oct 2019 3 minute read 4 comments joshman

Ol Pajeta Conservancy is a great wildlife conservation story. It is a former cattle ranch converted to a wildlife sanctuary. They have a population of over 100 black rhinoceros, and the last two living northern white rhinoceros in existence. In this...

Saying Goodbye To Gondar, Ethiopia

3 Oct 2019 2 minute read 0 comments joshman

In this post, I'll be wrapping up my trip to Gondar, Ethiopia. If you haven't had the opportunity, be sure to check out my other posts from around Ethiopia. This particular trip doesn't rank very high on my list of favorites. That said, I am still th...

A Foggy Hike Near Gondar, Ethiopia

3 Oct 2019 2 minute read 1 comment joshman

When it comes to traveling in Ethiopia, the weather can vary from hour to hour during the rainy season. But like I always say when it comes to traveling on short trips, you take what it gives you. We embarked on this hiking trip near the village of K...

The Debre Birhan Selassie Church, Ethiopia

29 Sep 2019 2 minute read 1 comment joshman

In case you missed them, please be sure to check out my previous blog posts from the northern Ethiopian cities of Gondar and Lalibela. Debre Birhan Selassie is located in Gondar, Ethiopia, and built during the reign of Iyasu II in the 18th century. I...

The Palace Of Fasiledes' Bath, Ethiopia

26 Sep 2019 2 minute read 2 comments joshman

If you missed my previous blogs about nearby Fasil Ghebbi, be sure to check them out. The history of those buildings are intertwined with this one. Located about 2.5 kilometers from Fasil Ghebbi in Gondar, Ethiopia, is Fasiledes' Bath. It was built d...

The Castles Of Fasil Ghebbi, Ethiopia (Part 4)

24 Sep 2019 1 minute read 0 comments joshman

The is the 4th and final installment of our exploration of Fasil Ghebbi.  Please refer to parts 1 through 3 if you missed them.   In this part we will explore some additional palaces built by later rulers of the Solomonic dynasty. 1: Mentewab's Ca...

The Castles Of Fasil Ghebbi, Ethiopia (Part 3)

23 Sep 2019 2 minute read 2 comments joshman

In case you missed my previous posts about Fasil Ghebbi, be sure to take a look at Part 1 and 2. In this post we will continue to explore the grounds and look at the castles we explored previously from a more creative perspective.  We will also exami...

The Castles Of Fasil Ghebbi, Ethiopia (Part 2)

20 Sep 2019 1 minute read 4 comments joshman

In case you missed my previous post about Fasil Ghebbi, be sure to take a look at Part 1. Continuing on from Fasilides' castle we'll take a look at some other features of the compound, including buildings commissioned by his son Yohannes I, and grand...