My amazing two month stay in Bahir Dar

I spent almost two months in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia towards the end of 2015 as part of my medical elective. It is a beautiful city – the capital of Amhara (one of the regions/states in Ethiopia). The source of the blue Nile; beautiful Lake Tana is the big tourist draw. The lake is inhabited by islandContinue reading “My amazing two month stay in Bahir Dar”

Favourite places to eat in Ethiopia

Food is our common ground isn’t it? In Ethiopia the food was unlike anything I’d ever had before. And I loved it. As it is in almost every African cuisine there was the obligatory heavy starch meal called gamfo (like fufu). However more important are the country’s staples – injera and of course coffee. Injera isContinue reading “Favourite places to eat in Ethiopia”