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June 2, 2020

#EthiopiaVacations #FriendsTravelWestHollywoodCa90069 #JessKalinowsky JESS@FriendsTravel.com

Filed under: Africa,Ethiopia — africafriendstravel @ 5:04 am

#EthiopiaVacations #FriendsTravelWestHollywoodCa90069

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Out of the 54 nations that make up #Africa, one could make the argument that #Ethiopia has the most fascinating historic background – it was the second civilization on earth to adopt #Christianity, the only African nation to defeat a #European power in battle and resist colonialism during the Scramble for Africa, and it’s believed that our earliest human ancestors first came from this fertile region. Visitors to this unique country will find a truly diverse scope of natural beauty – the western edges of Ethiopia are home to lush rainforest, which quickly gives way to the towering peaks of the #EthiopianHighlands as one ventures east. If the rich history and spectacular natural sites don’t propel this nation to stardom, the national cuisine surely will – eating injera by hand is a cultural experience that everybody should take part at least once in their life.

Haile Selassie I (born Tafari Makonnen) was the emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974, although he was in exile from 1936 to 1941 after Italy invaded the country. Prior to being emperor, he served as regent from 1916 to 1930. For what was Haile Selassie I known?

 

 

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