Synopses & Reviews
While the world taps its feet, Ethiopia breakdances with its shoulders. This is an uplifting, inspirational country which confounds expectations. Its no featureless desert but a land of majestic landscapes surrounding a vast, fertile plateau. The rock-hewn churches in its medieval capital, Lalibela, are regarded by many as the eighth wonder of the world. Its people are welcoming, proud and besotted by their own culture and history. Bradts Ethiopia is the most thorough guide available to this country rich in culture, history and dramatic scenery, and has been highly praised by both travel press and readers.
Thorough and reassuring, it provides all the practical and background information to make readers leap from their armchairs and visit this vast, magical country
The Daily Telegraph (UK)
The Bradt Guide has almost everything you need to read about the countrys history, tourist attractions and hotels, and proves itself to be an invaluable companion while in the country." SX News
"Thorough and reassuring, it provides all the practical and background information to make readers leap from their armchairs and visit this vast, magical country." The Daily Telegraph (UK)
"Essential reading for anyone with the remotest interest in Ethiopia ... a complete reference book to Ethiopia as well as an excellent travel guide." Travel Africa
"Highly personal and informative guidebook ... his enthusiasm is reflected in every chapter." Business in Africa
"An indispensable handbook for anyone wishing to visit Ethiopia." The Guardian(UK)
About the Author
Based in South Africa, Philip Briggs has travelled extensively throughout the continent. He is the author of Bradts Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Tanzania: The Bradt Safari Guide with Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar, Tanzania and Uganda; and is the co-author of Rwanda. This edition is updated by Brian Blatt.