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I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
Walking in the Simien Mountains. I had seen pictures and had been telling my friends that I wasn't going to the desert but I was not prepared for the spectacular beauty of these mountains. (more)Catherine Potten
TEFSA trekking and Gheralta were the most memorable. (more)Sue Corby
The holiday was a great opportunity to discover so much more than a name associated to famine and war. From cultural awareness through visits of historical sites to walking in an astonishing nature, a great mix for a week's break from work!
(more)Stephanie Van Vaerenbergh
Arrving at the first village on day one of the trek - incredible setting and the most spectacular place to have a cup of tea anywhere in Ethiopia!
Take some alternative nibbles for when you tire of injera. Wear high factor sunscreen - it's high up so it might not feel hot but you burn quicker. Drink lots of water.
Yes, we were told 60% of the money goes to the community. Our trekking had minimal impact on the local environment, though... (more)Joe Downie