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The Rock-Hewn Churches Of Lalibela, Ethiopia | Day 2 (10 Photos)

30 Aug 2019 2 minute read joshman $0.33 tipped

After a morning of exploring the Yemrehana Krestos Cave Church, we returned to Lalibela and continued exploring the remaining rock-hewn churches. This included the one church in the western group, and another five churches in the eastern group. 1:...

The Debre Birhan Selassie Church, Ethiopia

29 Sep 2019 2 minute read joshman $0.32 tipped

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...

Exploring Ol Pajeta Conservancy, Kenya (Part 1)

4 Oct 2019 2 minute read joshman $0.30 tipped

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...

Exploring Ol Pajeta Conservancy, Kenya (Part 2)

7 Oct 2019 1 minute read joshman $0.24 tipped

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...

Atop Mount Entoto in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

2 weeks ago 2 minute read joshman $0.24 tipped

For this blog post we return to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  For such a large city, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia doesn't have a whole lot to offer in terms of tourist activities.  You could see most of what the city has to offer in just a few days. Mount Entoto,...

Living In Djibouti, Africa | Part 4 (10 Photos)

5 Sep 2019 1 minute read joshman $0.23 tipped

Note: This is a repost of content from a previous blog article on my website titled So So Salty Lake Assal, Djibouti in Ten Photos from 10/26/2018, with some additional information. In this post we will travel outside of the city to Lake Assal. Lake...

Living In Djibouti, Africa | Part 3 (10 Photos)

4 Sep 2019 3 minute read joshman $0.22 tipped

If you missed part 1 or 2, please refer to my previous blog posts. In this post I'll take you to my home in Djibouti and we can branch out a bit from there.  If you are in a Western nation, there are many things you may take for granted, like a water...

Living In Djibouti, Africa | Part 2 (10 Photos)

3 Sep 2019 2 minute read joshman $0.20 tipped

If you missed part 1, please refer to my previous blog post.  From the last post we are continuing outside of Menelik Square towards the east coast of the peninsula down the Blvd de la Republique. Djibouti is surprisingly a safe city to live and visi...

Serene Karura Forest In Nairobi, Kenya (Part 1)

20 Oct 2019 1 minute read joshman $0.20 tipped

Karura Forest is an urban park in the Gigiri area of Nairobi. It is near the United Nations compound. Luckily, it is within walking distance of where I've been living for the past two months. One of my favorite activities here has been exploring the...

The Castles Of Fasil Ghebbi, Ethiopia (Part 2)

20 Sep 2019 1 minute read joshman $0.19 tipped

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...