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  • Shire - Ethiopia
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  • Shire - Ethiopia
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It took us 7 hours to go from Debark to Shire.
Shire is an open and airy town very near the borders with Eritrea. The distance from Addis Ababa is more than 1000klm. It is a very quiet city with nice and pleasant people but there is nothing to do but rest from the tiring journey.
The beautiful mountains and the surrounding countryside was the site of important battles between Ethiopians and the advancing Italians in 1930.
We stayed at the best hotel of the city, Gebar Shire Hotel.

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  • Updated Oct 12, 2014
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