Ethiopia, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It shares borders with Eritrea to the north and northeast, Djibouti and Somalia to the east, Sudan and South Sudan to the west, and Kenya to the south. With over 100 million inhabitants. Ethiopia is the most populous landlocked country in the world .
Ethiopia's uniqueness makes it a fascinating destination for every kind of traveler. The cornucopia of natural beauty that blesses this country offers an astonishing variety of landscapes Afro Alpine highlands soaring to around 4,300 meters, deserts sprinkled with salt flats and yellow sulphur, lake lands and beautiful birds, moors andmountains, the splendor of the Great Rift Valley, white water rivers, savannah teeming with game, giant waterfalls, dense and lush jungle the list is endless. Ethiopia's many national parks enable the visitor to enjoy the country's scenery and its wildlife, conserved in natural habitats.
This country is home to more than 20 lakes. Very tranquil, extremely friendly and helpful owners, great view and landscape, very good food and great place to go swimming and kajaking in the lake. Nice also to swim and take rest. Good location also for visiting places aroung.
Lake Tana is Ethiopia's largest lake and the source of the Blue Nile, which spills majestically over the Tis Issat Falls into the 600 kilometre long Blue Nile gorge. It provides most of the water and sediment that reaches Egypt. The 37 islands that are scrattered about the surface of the Lake shelter fascinating churches and monasteries. A sail or cruise on lake Tana is one of the most pleasant excursions for visitors to this region, particularly in the heart of the summer. Both local and migratory visitors, make this a an ideal place for birdwatchers.
This country is often referred to as the "water tower" of Eastern Africa because of the many rivers that pour off the high tableland. The Great Rift Valley's passage through this country is marked by a chain of seven lakes. The Ethiopian Rift Valley, which is part of the famous East African Rift Valley, comprises numerous hotbabogaya-riftvalley springs, beautiful lakes and a variety of wildlife.