For those of you with a few extra days or staying over a long weekend, here are some links for travel agents that can organize interesting tours and links to some lodges and places worth to visit!
The best source of general travel information is 'Ethiopia Travel News' based on the Bradt Guide to Ethiopia
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http://www.ethiopianquadrants.com/ has some great ideas for short tours from Addis, for those who have an extra day or two in Ethiopia and want to see something of the country and culture
www.red-jackal.net gives a good summary of main historical sites and scenic routes to visit in Ethiopia
Places to visit
Adventures on horse back
www.equus-ethiopia.com gives you daily or up to 5 day tours around Addis (to Debre-libanos, Wenchi lake, Adadi rock hewn church or Itisa pilgrimage). A unique experience! (0911102609; 0911102618; firstname.lastname@example.org)
www.ankoberlodge.com.et A very nice place with a lot of bird life. Good to relax and enjoy nature.