Monthly Archives: August 2017

Ethiopia – Through My Lens – Bahir Dar, Blue Nile Falls and Lake Tana

Hi all – this is my final ‘Through My Lens’ for Ethiopia. Last week I shared my photos from the Simien Mountains. This week I’ve headed south to Bahir Dar. Bahir Dar is a town on the shores of Lake Tana, and the jumping off point for visiting the Blue Nile Falls. It was done in an afternoon by car,

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Ethiopia – Through My Lens – The Simien Mountains

Howdy all. Another selection of photos for you, basically a selection of photos of my trek in Ethiopia’s Simien Mountains. We began in Debark, took a minibus to Sanakabar Camp at the start of the first day, loaded up donkeys there and began the trek. We averaged around 20km a day, staying at three camps. The final day we hiked

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Sunday Spotlight – Rouen

Hello and welcome to another ‘Sunday Spotlight’! This time I go back to June this year, so not far back at all really! To France, to Normandy, to a small city with a past tied up with perhaps France’s most revered woman – Joan D’Arc. If you want to learn about Joan of Arc, well there are plenty of opportunities

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Ethiopia Through My Lens – Gondar

Located in the north-east of Ethiopia, Gondar is an interesting town with its own castle Fasilides Castle, founded by the Emperor of the same name who founded both the castle and the town. The town was founded in 1635. The castle is interesting because it is strangely European in style and there are some large grounds to roam around. It’s

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