Location Spotlight: Ethiopia

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Ethiopia’s jaw-dropping locations are a massive draw-card to shooting in the region – even if complex bureaucracy continues to pose a challenge.

In many ways, Ethiopia is the real world’s answer to Marvel’s Wakanda; it is the only country in Africa never to have been fully colonised. A reflection of the tapestry of its beauty and historical complexity, is the fact that Ethiopia is home to nine UNESCO World Heritage sites – with five more locations currently under consideration.

There are stunning, untouched national parks, active volcanoes, sites of immense historical and cultural significance, rich and diverse wildlife, and fabulous lakes. None of these spots are in any way average – one the latter, Lake Shala, is the deepest lake in North Africa!

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