Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Ethiopia: Bradt Travel Guide” as Want to Read:
Ethiopia: Bradt Travel Guide
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Ethiopia: Bradt Travel Guide

4.22 of 5 stars 4.22  ·  rating details  ·  46 ratings  ·  3 reviews
While the world taps its feet, Ethiopia breakdances with its shoulders. This is an uplifting, inspirational country which confounds expectations. It’s 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 we ...more
Paperback, Fifth Edition, 624 pages
Published July 15th 2009 by Bradt Travel Guides (first published October 1st 1995)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Ethiopia, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Ethiopia

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 86)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Scooping it Up
A highly thorough read about everything Ethiopia. It is getting us very excited about our travel there sometime this spring or summer. I like that the author spent 5 months there going to every region, every hotel, every camp site, taking every form of transportation. I like that he grew up in South Africa and has written guides for Zimbabwe, Rwanda, and a few other African countries, and is able to draw from his experiences as a well-African-traveled person. I appreciated his reflections on how ...more
Skyla
I primarily read novels so it seems odd to be rating a travel guide, but this was fabulous.

I have a WIP set in Ethiopia for half of the book and research online could get a little overwhelming. Enter a travel guide, which has been utterly invaluable, covering not only customs, languages, wildlife, and locations, but details about hotels, costs, etc. My copy is covered in mini Post It notes and I've referred back to it many times during revisions.

I will definitely be keeping in mind Bradt guide
...more
Jake Cooper
I know, I know, putting a travel guide on Goodreads is just bizarre, but the first few chapters of this gem -- on Ethiopian customs, Ethiopian food and history, how to be a respectful traveler, the shock of visiting developing nations -- are the best I've seen in a travel guide.
Erika
Erika marked it as to-read
Nov 13, 2014
Tom Schneitter
Tom Schneitter marked it as to-read
Sep 11, 2014
Aladdin Ahmed
Aladdin Ahmed marked it as to-read
Sep 09, 2014
Marcus
Marcus added it
Jul 15, 2014
Voilaelizabeth
Voilaelizabeth is currently reading it
May 25, 2014
Michael Watson
Michael Watson marked it as to-read
May 20, 2014
Alelign Aschale
Alelign Aschale marked it as to-read
Mar 28, 2014
Hermelina
Hermelina marked it as to-read
Feb 12, 2014
« previous 1 3 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Ghana: Bradt Travel Guide Uganda : The Bradt Travel Guide Kenya Rwanda: The Bradt Travel Guide Northern Tanzania: The Bradt Safari Guide with Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar

Share This Book