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Lake Tana: The African Wonder with 37 Floating Islands

Lake Tana is the largest Lake of the African nation of Ethiopia and is the source of the mighty Blue Nile. This Blue Nile meets the White Nile at Khartoum, Sudan to form World’s longest river- Nile. The lake supports some distinct fauna like endemic fish, wetland birds and Hippos.  A boat ride across Lake Tana is […]

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Blue Nile Falls are Ethiopia’s ‘Smoky Water’ Incarnate

Blue Nile Falls are located on the famous river Nile in the northern region of Ethiopia.  This natural spectacle is known locally as Tisisat falls in Amharic (an Afro-Asiatic language). ‘Tissiat’ means ‘smoky water’ or the ‘Nile that smokes.’  It is situated about 30 km downstream from the town of Bahir Dar and Lake Tana. Blue Nile Falls […]