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Number of Reviews: 10403 Overall score: *****
Priest outside Church of Abuna Yemata, Guh, Gheralta
***** Written
Ethiopia in Depth

Ethiopia in Depth

4
Fascinating trip learning about a culture I didn't know much about. The West has a distinct impression of Ethiopia and is was great to challenge those ideas.
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***** Written
Cross-country Skiing: Trins & the Three Valleys

Fantastic time on my first cross-country skiing trip

4
I decided to try cross-country skiing after a few years of bad conditions for down hill skiing and I'm so glad I did. I had never cross-country skiied before, but after talking to the sales rep about the types of activities I did and experience I had in sports like ice skating and down hill skiing decided to book on an improvers trip. I also decided to try our rollerskiing and signed up for a one day course at Eton Dorney Lake. I would recommend doing this if you haven't skiied before as it gave me the basic (and not so basic) principles of this sport and made it much easier to transfer to snow. The group was great and the leader was fantastic. The scenery was amazing and the food was exceptional with lovely staff. I had a wonderful time!
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***** Written
Cycling Cuba

Cuba - A land of contrasts

5
Cycling Cuba takes you around the island through mostly flat country roads with some gentle and sustained climbs. The itinerary gives you a sense of place, history, and the people. Accommodations range from basic to excellent. The support staff was awesome and the food quite good.
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Priest outside Church of Abuna Yemata, Guh, Gheralta
***** Written
Ethiopia in Depth

Ethiopia in Depth - Timkat Depature

4
A very enjoyable trip in a very interesting country. Ethiopia is a fast growing and exciting country, and within Africa, a population second only to Nigeria. The infrastructure is improving fast and its mainly young population are starting to enjoy the freedoms of an education and an emerging confident country. The rural areas remain very poor, but infrastructure, including electricity and improved irrigation and transport links, mean that Ethiopia is no longer the barren, drought prone region imagined by most westerners. In fact, during the rainy season, it must be one of the greenest countries in Africa, and the people are generally very friendly and welcoming. Addis in particular is something of a building site, but most of the other towns have concrete shells intended as future apartment blocks and hotels, and there are apparently more university graduates than jobs in many areas - so the future of the country appears bright - although there are still challenges with over-population and the amount of available land for farming. Most people are still subsistence farmers, and the economy is yet to open fully (you can't own land for example), and if the population is to continue growing, more efficient methods of farming will need to be adopted. However, Ethiopia is already a generally good place to travel. The hotels are good and clean, and despite the worries of others, hot water is generally available, and most places have Wi-Fi of varying quality. The country also yet, hasn't become a tourist mecca, meaning you will not have the place to yourself, but you certainly won't be experiencing the crowds of other more well known destinations. The scenery is wonderful - I hadn't realized quite how mountainous most of the country is. We were there in the dry season, but it was clear that following the rains, when everything greens up, it must be spectacular. Ethiopia is also very culturally distinct from anywhere else I've been in Africa - things start to look very "Ethiopian" quite quickly, being a blend of Jewish, Arabic and both north and southern African, as well being close to Sudan, so it comes across as a real melting pot of cultures and ideas.
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***** Written
Highlights of Northern India

Northern India highlights

5
This trip was exhausting but so worthwhile. I enjoyed it all and would be hard-pressed to select my bets moment because there were so many. I felt that the enjoyment of the holiday was in major part due to the expertise of our guide, Harish Kumar, and also the great mix of people and characters in our group. We all seemed to gel really well and this made the experience even better.
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***** Written
Johannesburg to Cape Town - Reverse

Cape Town to Johannesburg

5
I really enjoyed this tour and would highly recommend it- the tour offered the opportunity to see a lot of Southern Africa - I started the reverse itinerary in Cape Town, a beautiful city with plenty to do. There are many highlights on this trip - the landscapes and wildlife were spectacular- we saw the big 5 several times including leopard on 3 consecutive days. Many of the other highlights are outlined in the trip notes and I won't repeat them here. Our guides Justin and Fiona were excellent. This was the first fully accommodated tour offered by Exodus for this journey and all our accommodation was clean and of a good standard. The transport was spacious with regular stops on the long driving days. On one of our walks in Lesotho, the rain and hail came down and a grandma from the village invited us to take shelter in her home - the people here are very accommodating. During our trip, there were some water restrictions due to the worst drought in Southern Africa since the eighties but there was always the opportunity to get a shower every day. Similarly, a couple of places either had no electricity or restrictions on when it was available. The general standard of the local guides was good with some such as Thulani, a Zulu guide, at Rourke's drift outstanding and others still gaining experience. With the depreciation of the rand, South Africa is very cheap compared to the UK.
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Mont Aux Source amphitheater in the Drakensberg Mountains, South Africa
***** Written
South Africa: Walking & Wildlife

South Africa Walking & Wildlife

5
We booked this trip for our Honeymoon, it was something we always wanted to do and we enjoy trekking. We said we would keep a very open mind when getting to South Africa as we didn't expect to see a lot of animals or didn't know what to expect with the accommodation. Well, we were completely blown away with what we saw on this trip, within the first evening on the safari we saw Elephants, Giraffes, Buffalo, Impala and Wildebeest. The accommodation was very good, clean and tidy. Our favourite place we stayed was Mtomeni Safari camp in Letaba Ranch Reserve, this was the true safari experience for us. There was no electricity so bring your torch, sat round the fire, taken back to our tent in the evening by a guide with a riffle just in case we had an unexpected visitor!!. Waking up in the morning to site of the beautiful river with some monkey playing outside of tent was brilliant! Kruger Park was not as touristy as we thought it would be, the camp sites were really good and the showering facilities were very clean. Seeing all the animals so close to our van was incredible. It was almost like the animals were just as interested in us as we were in them! The walking comes later in the trip mainly, the mountains were breath-taking. The scenery surrounding our accommodation was amazing. Drakensberg is such a beautiful place and easily somewhere you could go back in the future for more walks.
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