Dembidollo or Dembi Dollo is a separate wordea in southwestern Ethiopia and is a market town. It is about 450 km from Addis Ababa. The town has its own airport which makes travel convenient. Air Africa has low cost flights to Dembidollo so that budget conscious travelers too can enjoy this Ethiopian town. Dembidollo has several schools, a hospital and a health centre. On Wednesdays and Saturdays people pour into the town to visit the market. However, there is a remote feel to the town as the sounds of the modern world are replaced by those of nature and rural life. Life is tough with amenities being basic. Yet the people of Dembidollo are welcoming and make sure you are looked after even with limited facilities. It is worth travelling to a town such Dembidollo to truly appreciate life and all it has to offer. Walk around, speak to the locals and feast upon such simple delights as pasta and potatoes prepared in traditional Ethiopian style.
A visit to Dembidollo and to Ethiopia is a must do in a lifetime. This country in the east of Africa though nowadays mostly known for its poverty is nevertheless an amazing destination. It is actually considered as one of the most beautiful countries in the African continent. It was never colonized and so as a result has a culture and feel, to it, that is completely unique. The natural beauty of the country is well known which is why so many people travel there. From rocky mountains to beautiful lakes and rivers and extensive savannahs to the teeming wildlife, Ethiopia has it all. The country also has a collection of indigenous plants not found in any of the other African countries. Visitors to Ethiopia have to travel to the rocky churches of Lalibela that are world famous as well as take in the medieval castles and churches in Gondar.
No matter where in Ethiopia you go to during your travels, find cheap flights to Dembidollo on Air Africa and start your journey there. Take time to get life back into perspective as you slow down to the beat of this Ethiopian town and put the hectic pace of the modern world behind you, even if it is just for a while.