Listen to this program for a taste of truly one of the world’s most fascinating and unique countries, Ethiopia. This amazing, historical, naturally beautiful country, once known as Abyssinia, is discussed by Janet Moore, founder of Distant Horizons. The fascinating towns of Axum, Bahir Dar, Gondar, Lalibela and Addis Ababa are explored along with rafting the Omo River and the Semien Mountains.
Irma Turtle, founder of TurtleWill, along with Chris and Jerry discuss an ever-increasing popular and important travel trend. This humanitarian non-profit organization takes volunteers and medical and construction staff to Ethiopia, Mali and Niger to make a difference in the lives of the nomadic tribes. Their motto: Making the world a better place where people can preserve their traditions and retain their dignity” says it all.