coffee roasting in Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s Coffee Culture and the Kafa Zone

In the tenth century, in the Kafa zone, located in the south west of the current Ethiopia, a goatherd first discovered coffee after witnessing the stimulating effect it had on his flock. Today, one can see the footprints of Kafa all over the world, from using coffee every day to naming coffee with the name […]

Bale Mountains National Park

Located about 400km Southeast of the capital Addis Ababa, Bale Mountains National Park is a must-see for any landscape and wildlife enthusiast. The park is nearly as big as Rome and Berlin combined. And it is situated in one of the highest altitudes in Africa, ranging from 1500 to 4377 meters above sea level. Photo […]

Volcano Ethiopia

The Danakil Depression

Located about 125 metres below the sea level, Danakil depression is located in the northern part of Afar region in Ethiopia. It was formed as the African and the Asian continents moved apart. It is a place where you find one of the only six active lava lakes in the world, with volcanoes bubbling around […]