Author Archives: Lebawit Lily Girma

Lebawit Lily Girma has contributed writing and photography to CNN Travel, New York Magazine, AFAR, American Way, Travel Channel, BBC Travel, and others. She’s the currrent author of MOON BELIZE for Moon Travel Guides and is completing a second title, MOON BELIZE CAYES. Lily is also AFAR's Jamaica Expert, and author of the AFAR Jamaica Country Guide. A serial expat, she's lived and studied on three continents, including Africa–from her native Ethiopia to Côte d'Ivoire–and Europe, and is fluent in four languages. A former attorney who ditched the office for the road in 2009, she favors all things culture, adventure and storytelling, and escapes Washington DC’s winters every year.

Visiting Haiti: My First Impressions

“Le travail c’est le secret de la vie.” Work is the secret to life.  (Handpainted saying at the entrance of a metal work shop in the village of Nouailles) I recently returned from a long weekend in Haïti. And every day since my departure, I wake up thinking of this enlightening first trip to Ayiti. […]

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Postcard of the Week: Antelope Falls, Bocawina National Park

    A shot from my recent stay at Bocawina Rainforest Resort & Adventures. My guide Tony cools off under Antelope Falls after our long and adventurous hike up to the top of the falls, over 1,000 feet above sea level.  

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