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Ethiopian Injera
Injera is a country-wide staple food served with a variety of fasting (vegetarian) and non fasting wots, or sauces. A sour pancake, injera is made with the endogenous grain Teff. Deliciously prepared vegetarian dishes, raw meat, cooked meat and fish dishes are also served. Although you can easily find a variety of international and other specialty restaurants in all major towns of Ethiopia, it is part of your Ethiopian experience to try local dishes.

The meals will be cold at lunchtime (or consumed in local restaurants) and cooked by the staff at the camp in the evening. The dinner is scheduled at the restaurant in case of overnight stays in hotels or lodges. In restaurants, the kitchen is of European type. The Ethiopian cuisine is quite spicy and spicy. The national dishes are the '"ingest", a large crepe made with fermented flour that dipping in sauces with meat and vegetables, and "zighinì" eggs in spicy tomato sauce with meat.
The choice of clothing must meet the general criteria of convenience, comfort, responsiveness to the climate and environment. It is advisable to put for sportswear and very comfortable to allow greater freedom of movement and do not hinder the circulation of blood, or with elastic laces too tight, excluding garments of synthetic fibres that prevent perspiration, especially in environments with atmosphere hot. A basic principle to keep in mind when choosing clothes for this type of trip is the clothing "thick": it is better to provide for different light and medium weight garments to wear, if necessary, overlapping. This technique allows you to adjust the coverage to climate changes and body excellent protection against temperature extremes and wind. It is also advisable not to use military-style clothing.

In Ethiopia, Traditional dress is commonly seen in the countryside and on festival days. However, in the towns and cities people tend to dress lightly and casually.

Here are the recommended clothing:
*Cotton clothing
*T-shirt and short sleeve cotton shirt and long
*Rugged canvas pants or jeans comfortable
*Plush jump suite for the night
*Windbreaker and K-way
*1 sweater and wool sweater
*Cotton socks with spare
*Shoes-hiking boots type
*Shoes for rest
*Hats and scarves for the fabric dust

National Parks in Ethiopia
  • Semien Mountains National Park (North)
  • Bale Mountains National Park (Southeast)
  • Nech SAR National Park (South)
  • Mago National Park (South)
  • Omo National Park (South)
  • Awash National Park (East)
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