Archives for Art and culture
Salvation Mountain is a perfect excursion during your travel to the California desert if you are craving a massive pop of whimsy and color.
An hour’s drive east of Palm Springs and the “Other Desert Cities,” lies Slab City, center of a million different “-isms” for those who seek refuge from an America of which they want zero part.
Alaska Airlines recently reupholstered more than 6,000 seats within its fleet -- and it found a solution for all of that unwanted leather.
St. George Cathedral in Addis Ababa is a staunch and vibrant reminder of the presence the Orthodox church has in the Ethiopia’s daily life.
Ethiopia’s National Museum is most famous for showcasing the bones of “Lucy,” whose ripe old age as it stands is about 3.2 million years old, and is an enduring lesson on evolution.
St. Raguel Church in Entoto, a short drive outside of Addis Ababa, is well worth making the time during your travel within Ethiopia. Don't miss the interior paintings!
From a single illuminated tree in 1920 has sprung Christmas Tree Lane, a two-mile stream of Christmas lights and displays that are a highlight of Fresno this time of year.
Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Fasiladas’ Palace and the surrounding imperial buildings are the main draw to Gondar, 450 miles north of Addis Ababa.
The Royal Enclosure in Gondar, Ethiopia, starting with Fasiladas’ Palace, is one of the highlights of visiting the Northern Region.
Need a break from Addis Ababa? Venture outside the city. One of Entoto’s highlights is the palace built for Emperor Menelik II in the late 19th century.
One of Addis Ababa’s great finds is the Ethnological Museum, which long ago was one of Halie Selassie’s palaces. An understanding of Ethiopian culture begins here.
In central Addis Ababa towers one of the most important religious and historical sites in Ethiopia. The ornate and imposing Holy Trinity Cathedral shines tall and offers some peace and quiet in what otherwise can be a chaotic and overwhelming ...