Ethiopia. The moment this word resonates in the mind, images conjure and stir in an instant. Take note of the image you hold, for it will likely only remain steadfast for a moment or two as you walk the streets of the nation's capital. Whomever coined the phrase "the people make the city" must have been walking the streets of Addis Ababa. Faith, tradition, family, love, responsibility, adventure and religion - are some of the layers of this majestic nation that await the unsuspecting. The peaks and valleys of human life here are reflected in Ethiopia's dramatic geography. From the heights of the Simien Mountains to the depths of the Danikal Depression, your image of this nation will etch itself permanently on your soul.