Blogs in February 2020

Amid the Chaos 28th February 2020

Some people call Eritrea the “North Korea of Africa.” But to two friends Chenkelo and Misghe, it is home. In the picturesque capital of Asmara, these two educated young men are forced to choose between poverty and hustle as...

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Towards Asmara 28th February 2020

During the Eritrean struggle for independence from Ethiopia, four Westerners travel under Eritrean rebel escort through a land of savage beauty and bitter drought towards the ancient capital of Asmara. Each is on a personal mission, all are irrevocably...

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To Asmara 25th February 2020

This national bestseller by the highly-acclaimed author of “Schindler’s List” tells the deeply moving and spellbinding story of an alienated Australian journalist’s soul-searching journey across a war-torn Africa.

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Ciao Asmara 25th February 2020

Asmara is the capital of Eritrea – a surreally Italian city at the centre of an ex-Italian colony that has been at war with its neighbour Ethiopia (who claim sovereignty over Eritrea) for over ten years. Amidst broken palaces...

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