Gondar was the home of the Ethiopian emperors in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Price of entry is $10, a big increase over just a few years ago. Money well spent, I thought, as was my additional $10 (plus tip) for a personal guide. Fautalwn was excellent, making the bizarre and exotic story of the Gondar emperors come alive.
He suggested I return late afternoon for the best photos.
Banqueting hall, stables, kitchens, steam baths and chapels. Even lions’ cages (now vacant).