Everything you need to know about Ethiopia- Part II
Ethiopia is Africa's oldest independent country and its second largest in terms of population. Apart from a five-year occupation by Mussolini's Italy, it has never been colonized. It has a unique cultural heritage, being the home of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. In case you come to Ethiopia, you need to know the following facts about it.

1. Grab Gear for Hiking

Grab Gear for Hiking

There’s tons of great hiking opportunities in Ethiopia, so make sure you come prepared.

Hiking boots with good grip are a must, especially if you’re venturing into Simien Mountains, Bale Mountains or Danakil Depression.

2. Take Toilet Paper

Take Toilet Paper

Places often don’t provide toilet paper in Ethiopia, so come stocked with a roll or 2!

3. Don’t Forget a Headlamp (Torch)

Don’t Forget a Headlamp  (Torch)

Frequent power cuts, particularly in rural Ethiopia are common, so be prepared with a good headlamp and spare set of batteries for your travels here.


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