Travel to Ethiopia – Episode 79

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The Amateur Traveler talks to Chris Willis about Ethiopia. Chris was on the show before talking about going to Tonga and swimming with whales. He returns to talk about churches carved out of the rock, old fortresses, the people, the beauty, and the difficulty of traveling in Ethiopia. Gear about the UNESCO site the Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela.

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Show Notes

Chris’s photo gallery
Chris’s travel report on the Fodors Travel Talk Forum
Marie LeCoupt-Blesius at African Horizons (Chris’s US-based Africa travel agent)
Dinksnesh Ethiopia Tours (Ethiopia tour operator)
U.S. State Department on Ethiopia
Ethiopia Invasion of Somalia
Addis Ababa


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Chris Christensen is the creator of the Amateur Traveler blog and podcast. He has been a travel creator since 2005 and has won awards including being named the "Best Independent Travel Journalist" by Travel+Leisure Magazine.

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[…] Amateur Traveler talks to again to Chris Willis (Swimming with Whales off Tonga – Episode 38, Ethiopia – Episode 79, Mountain Gorillas in Uganda and Rwanda – Episode 80, Travel to Mongolia – Episode 111) about his […]

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