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Lalibela Transportation: 10 reviews and 19 photos

  A stop on the way to Lalibela
by SirRichard

You can get to Lalibela either by plane or by bus. By bus you can reach the village from the west (BaharDar/Gonder) or from the east (Woldia/Addis). I arrived from Woldia, as I visited Tigray region in the north first. The trip from Woldia by bus is 25B (2,5 USD) and takes 7 and a half hours, though it may depend on the state of the tracks.
On my way there we got stuck on the mud twice and had to go down and push the bus to get it out. At the lunch stop I invited my seat mate and his family to a common injhera in the local restaurant. At bus stops you can only get for lunch injhere, spaghetti, bananas or bicuits, so if you don't like this menu, bring your own food.
When we arrived, my seat mate accompanied me to a nice hotel (Lalibela Hotel) and invited me to his house for the coffee ceremony. That fellowship is something you miss if you come by plane...

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Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Sep 12, 2006
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