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Bahar Dar Attractions: What to do & Places to Visit in Bahar Dar
"After travelling from Canada to Addis Ababa to complete an international practice teaching placement for 6 weeks, I knew that I would need an excursion or two to unwind, break up the time and make tons of memories and experiences. After one excursion at Lalibela, I wanted to find somewhere else to g..."o that was easy to get to and would give some more of nature and history to appreciate, knowing that there was more to Ethiopia than the bustling city of Addis. Lake Tana and the Blue Nile falls became the obvious choice. After making some contacts, I was set up with my agent Tigistu upon arrival. He was truly set on giving me a positive experience and was honest and up front about the cost (even trying to set me up with a group in order to reduce it, however than plan fell through). Nonetheless, I got an incredible amount of service at a reasonable cost. I was accompanied by a local guide for a boat tour to three of the best churches as well as the falls. I was given the historical and arts...
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"Excelent guide brought this visit to life. Steeped in history, amazing monataries and paintings.
Once you arrive on the islands be prepared for a bit of a hike to the monastaries, wear decent footwear too.
As with most tourist attractions, you will be greeted persistantly by traders selling their wa..."res, but hey its the same everywhere!
Definately a place to visit and relax.
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"Decided to wander into the market towards the close of the visit, what a fantastic place. Your senses will certainly be stimulated. The range of goods available was amazing, from spices to weapons!
Once you get past the first five minutes of being the centre of attention, its reasonably comfortabl..."e. You will have a following of children, but never felt vulnerable at any time. Very friendly atmosphere and super prices!
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