Visit Ethiopia, Cultural Mosaic of Africa!!!

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Ethiopia is the land of diverse cultures and ethnic groups that is resultant of people and culture of Middle East, and Mediterranean. They have been living together and interacting with each other for thousands of years. The inhabitants of the country belong to different religions and most prominent of these are Muslims, Christians, and Jewish. Because of this diversity Ethiopia flights takers getting into city are also varied. The strongest religion in Ethiopia is Islam. Muslims resides in Eastern and South Eastern part of the country. In fact, there were Ethiopian Muslims during the lifetime of Prophet Mohammed. Most of the Muslims consider Harar as the fourth Holiest city after Mecca, Medina, and Jerusalem.  The history of the country dates back to 1st century. The second most prominent religion here is Christianity that belongs to the times of Christ.


When it comes to tourism in the region different events, fairs, festival, and exhibits are the most interesting thing you could celebrate after taking your cheap flights to Ethiopia These events are impressive as well as unique. Some of the most celebrated festivals and events are; Eid Milad-u-Nabi (P.B.U.H), Meskel (Finding of the True Cross), Enkutatash (New Year), Kulubi (Feast of Saint Gabriel), Ledet (Christmas), Timket (Epiphany), and Fasika (Easter). It's a great destination to visit as it is home to 80 different languages that surly belong to distinct ethnic groups. A remarkable mix of small and contrasting ethnic groups can be observed at Lower Omo. A few of them are Bume, Gelebe, the Bodi, the Mursi, the Surma, the Arbore, Konso, and Hamer. Your cheap flights to Ethiopia will be giving you the opportunity to learn a lot about different religions and cultures.


Different ethnic groups of people have different skills. Some are popular for paintings, using clays and locally available vegetable pigments. Some other keep sheep, goats, and cattle and these are their primary source of earning. The Oromo people offer their products for sale in open markets. If you get a chance to take flights to Ethiopia must take a visit to these markets. They will be offering you many locally made items. The people of Harari especially women are known for their basketwork for centuries and still weave intricate creations from colored fibers and grasses. The people of this region are hard working but the region is not very well developed and the people are also not very rich. It's a potential market that is visited by those taking flights to Ethiopia from UK and other destinations.

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Waqas Yawar has 1 articles online

Last week I took my cheap flights to Ethiopia and found much suiting my interests.

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This article was published on 2010/10/13