Monday, February 23, 2015

Travel: Ethiopia tipped as top destination for 2015

(Feb 123, 2015, (Derby Telegraph))--ONCE ravaged by famine and poverty, Ethiopia has come a long way in the last 30 years. Remarkable landscapes, a wealth of wildlife viewing opportunities and fascinating historical sites are drawing an increase number of foreign visitors.

Upmarket tour operators Kuoni and Scott Dunn have both tipped the destination as a place to visit in 2015, while an African safari contact recently told me: "Everyone in the industry seems to be heading to Ethiopia for their holidays."

One woman who clearly recognised the East African country's potential some time ago, is 64-year-old Susan Aitchison, a Scottish woman who arrived in 2007 to teach at a local school, and was so struck by Ethiopia's beauty, she decided to open a restaurant. Read more from Derby Telegraph »

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