In Gondar is an entertaining and thought-provoking eye-witness account of a country which is often misrepresented. Through anecdotes, narrative, research and photos, Jerome Kirby explores the... More > multi-faceted country of Ethiopia. From the extreme poverty of popular imagination to its stunning landscapes, Ethiopia and its unique culture demands to be better understood.
All profits go to the charity Link Ethiopia.< Less
One man has the unique gift of being able to read photographs, and he uses his skill to provide mates for men who pay well for the privilege.
Gondar Lem is such a man. Selected to guard a secret... More > that could destroy worlds, he secludes himself on a far outpost in the middle of nowhere. For nine years, he’s lived alone but hopes for the day the matchmaker will find him a special woman.
Sierra Madison poses nude to help raise funds that will pay for her brother’s surgery. Little does she realize what that photograph will cost her. Kidnapped by an alien who claims she was chosen for his mate, she’s whisked away to exotic planets on an adventure that brings her more pleasure than she ever dreamed possible.< Less
For more than a century Henry Rider Haggard’s novel King Solomon’s Mines has inspired generations of young men to set forth in search of adventure. But long before Rider Haggard’s... More > classic, explorers, theologians and scientists scoured the known world for the source of King Solomon’s astonishing wealth from a mysterious land known as Ophir.
The ensuing journey takes him to a remote cliff-face monastery where the monks pull visitors up on a leather rope, to the ruined castles of Gondar, and to the rock hewn churches at Lalibela. Then in the south of the country Shah discovers a massive illegal gold mine, itself like something out of the Old Testament, with thousands of men, women and children digging with their hands. But the hardest leg of the journey is to the ‘cursed mountain’ of Tullu Wallel where legend says there lies an ancient shaft, once the entrance to Solomon’s mines.< Less
Ethiopia is a delight to visit as a country. This book concentrates on the beautiful north, green and mountainous. Ethiopia is in the heart of the horn of Africa, but it also possesses a vibrancy,... More > an ethos that is truly unique, that cannot be found in another country
on this amazing continent, nor the world. It offers adventure in many different forms, warm and friendly people, exhilaration and above all experience.
Read about trekking in the Simien Mountains and visiting the UNESCO Rock-hewn churches of Lalibela.
Addis Ababa, the vibrant capital.
Lalibela, where ancient churches were carved into rock.
Gondar – once the capital of Ethiopia.
The Simien Mountains – stretching up to 4500 metres, these stunning mountains are a highlight of any trip to north Ethiopia.
Bahir Dar – on the beautiful Lake Tana. Not far from the Blue Nile Falls.
This book includes 35 photos taken by the author himself, accommodation suggestions and more! Written in an open and easy to read style. Second edition.< Less