Jul 05, 2017
By Valerie Massie
Ethiopia is full of surprises and promises a warm welcome to any traveller who wants to explore its fascinating history. Welcome to the Land of Origins! Ethiopia is the cradle of Mankind where our hominid ancestors first walked the earth. The Rift Valley of Africa has proved a rich source of fossil remains that tell the story of our evolution – and “Lucy” our famous common ancestor was discovered in Ethiopia in the Awash Lower Valley. In addition, finds of the earliest stone tools provide the first evidence of industry known to man. Click here for more info.