Ethiopia’s Cultural and Historical Treasures

By Robin Loving Rowland

Fritschi in Ethiopia on Sundar, when all weae white

“Ethiopia’s storied and sovereign history has left its wide-ranging and fertile highlands laden with historical treasures,” according to Lonely Planet.  Hear a first-hand account at Rotary when travel expert Rex Fritschi presents on Tuesday, February 17, at 12:30pm at Hotel Mision, Salida a Querétaro 1.

Rotary Club Presentation
Ethiopia’s Cultural and Historical Treasures
Tue, Feb 17, 12:30pm
Hotel Misión
Salida a Queretaro 1
152 3709

Located in the horn of Africa, Ethiopia is widely considered the site of the emergence of anatomically modern humans. A multilingual society with around 80 ethnic groups,

Ethiopia was the only African country to defeat a European colonial power and retain its sovereignty as an independent country.  Today it has the most UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Africa.

Fritschi, a certified travel counselor, is a citizen of the United States, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. His more than 50 years of professional travel experience include serving on the advisory boards of Four Seasons/Regent Hotels, Cunard/Seabourn Cruises, Travel and Leisure Magazine/American Express Publishing Company. Fritschi has visited more than 175 countries and islands from Antarctica to Tibet, from Myanmar to Iran, and has sailed on more than 55 cruise ships. He has crossed the Atlantic more than 350 times.

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