Take a Hike Across Ethiopia’s Simien Mountains

Hiking Simien Mountains Once you’ve been up on the Roof of Africa in the Ethiopian Highlands, you won’t want to come down. By Jemima Sissons, The Wall Street Journal HAULING MYSELF UP a stony path, the air thins with every breath. Ribbons of mist weave past me and a vulture circles overhead. Just when I think my legs can’t take […]

Surfing in Ghana: where beats meet beach breaks

A surfer shreds along a wave at Busua beach -Photograph: Julia Overas/Black Star Surf Shop - The village of Busua in south-west Ghana is home to almost every one of the country’s surfers. Will Coldwell takes to the waves with the locals … once he’s finished partying with them. “It’s DJ Shocker!” someone shouts, pointing towards the stage, where a young man is standing behind a rented 1990s desktop computer flanked […]

The 10 most incredible wonders to trek

Simien Mountains   IT’S time to lace up your hiking boots — these wonders are best explored by foot. While it is possible to dedicate an entire book on some of the most amazing treks the world has to offer, here are 10 that you just must add to your bucket list, according to Expedia’s Listopedia . Simien Mountains, […]

Track wolves in Ethiopia’s Bale Mountains

Wolves Bale Mountain The rusty-hued Ethiopian wolf is the world’s rarest canid, and more than half of the remaining population of this critically endangered carnivore lives in the rugged, otherworldly landscape of Ethiopia’s Bale Mountains, a prime trekking destination in the south-east of the country. Visitors hike through the stark Afro-alpine moorland of the Sanetti plateau, home to […]

Birding in Ethiopia

Birding in Ethiopia (Photo: blueskyethiopia.com) By Steve & Angie Hamberg Often referred to as the Rooftop of Africa, Ethiopia’s mountain plateaus are home to a great variety of birds and animals. This land of scenic grandeur boasts majestic gorges, high plains, rolling grasslands and juniper forests. Join us as we explore all of these as well as the great escarpment […]

Ethiopia Helicopter Safari

Tropic Air Kenya Ethiopia Helicopter Safari“ A medieval world of historical treasures, with Christian beliefs and practices little changed in thousands of years. Mountains and plateaus divided by the Great Rift Valley, surrounded by lowlands, semi-desert and tropical forests. The wide range of altitude has given the country a variety of ecologically distinct areas – from the highest point […]

Building Ethiopia’s Potential: Rock Climbing near Addis Ababa

Armora Gedel. Photo by Matt Roberts. By Nicholas J Parkinson In Ethiopia, there is a lot of rock. Aside from the priests, though, not many people have climbed it. For most, the history of modern sport climbing in Ethiopia starts in 2008 with a picture book about a group of women jamming their way up near-perfect cracks in the Gheralta Valley. […]

Adrift Adventures offers Limited Time Multi-day River Rafting Discounts on Select Launch Dates in Dinosaur National Monument

Adrift Adventures Utah rafting company announces buy-one-get-one-free promotion through February for select summer rafting expeditions on the Green River and Yampa River in northeast Utah and northwest Colorado. Jensen, Utah (PRWEB) February 07, 2013 - Adrift Adventures, authorized concessionaire of the National Park Service, offers two-for-one Utah rafting discounts on select multi-day river trips in Dinosaur National Monument to include […]

Africa Adventure Consultants Safari Combines Bridge Instruction with Tanzania Wildlife Viewing for “Big 5 and Bridge Safari with Larry Cohen”

Serengeti Sopa Lodge (photo: © Africa Adventure Consultants) (PRLEAP.COM) Denver, Colorado  September 12, 2012 “ An unusual new African safari offered by Africa Adventure Consultants (AAC) offers fans of the popular card game bridge the opportunity to combine expert instruction by Larry Cohen, a bridge Life Master and 26-times national champion, with an exotic 10-day Tanzania safari to Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Park. A […]

Adventure Travel pushes new boundaries

Rafting Nile River UK – (Press Release)- Hacking through the jungles of Sierra Leone; dodging crocodiles in Uganda; bagging volcanoes in Siberia; Mountain biking in Afghanistan. Sounds Bonkers right? Well there is more. Secret Compass, an outfit that specializes in extreme adventures and expeditions in some of the most bizarre and undiscovered travel destinations in the world has just launched […]
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