Spring Water with Bath
Spring Water with Bath
The picture shows natural mountain pools with native Juniper trees just a few steps above Bees' Cliff (14) located in the opposite direction to the image's visual field.
Water: It is important that there is water available all year round. Most of the brooks dry out sometime during a year. There are, however, a few springs within the Park area, providing water for all seasons.
Rain Season: There are two rainy seasons per year, the small rains from March to May and the big rains from July to September. The highest rainfall intensity occurs in July and August (Demissew 1988).
Adventure History"Entoto's climate during the rainy season was moreover far from pleasant, for it suffered from many storms. A French traveller, Jules Borelli, states that it was a place of much lightning, thunder and fog, while his compatriot, Charles Michel remarked that, ''exposed to the wind, difficult of access, and without drinking water'' (Ibid, p.103).
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It has at the time for all of these active water sports photographs passed about one to two months since the long rain season ended.
Despite the period passed from these photos opportunities and the previous rains are over a month, it is still a great asset of bath and fresh spring water flow on the higher ground of Entoto. But maybe for those some hilarious adventures, it would have been even more suitable if they had occurred a month earlier and thus offered an even more engaging spontaneous bath activities.
The Paths To Bees' Cliff Natural PoolsThe different choice of ways to these natural pools just above Bees' Cliff (14) follows those previously described from point (37). Thus, there are several very different of paths choices just uphill from point (38) but also becomes enriched by a more thorough, independent, acquaintance with the full south-eastern to north-western eroded soil road (41) located just above points (14 - 16).
The picture shows the natural pools
of the high plateau (14).
The Arrival to the High PlateauThe high plateau is an evident and apparent contrast to the quite steep hiking up from the sculptural river banks at the sanctuary of Entoto Kidane Mehret (32). Behind now is the adventurous and beautiful experience from Bees' Cliff (14) and the adorable viewpoint (16). But still, they are very near, with Bees' Cliff (14) just several tens metres to the south and the adorable viewpoint (16), now behind but yet in close walking contact located on the threshold below the southern outer rim of this high plateau.
14. A Great Wildlife View and Meandering RiverThis plateau just above Bees' Cliff (14) is a magnificently beautiful place with a great panorama view over the stream and many characters in the landscape. When the scene turns south, the abyss Bees' Cliff (14), the ravine is very close, where the river's further gorge meandering (35) becomes intuitively felt through the profound cooling airflow rising from the unknown abyss below the field of view.
The picture shows a natural pool at the first southern rim ledge of the high plateau. The scene is reminiscent of an invitingly wild and deep rock bath at the absolute proximity to the breathtaking canyon (35). The location of this bath is just a few steps above the hidden stone chamber which forms the northern preamble to the abyss of Bees' Cliff.
Natural Rock Pool above the Dramatic Abyss of Bees' CliffThe picture shows a natural pool at the first southern rim ledge of the high plateau. The scene is reminiscent of an invitingly wild and deep rock bath. The location of this bath is just a few steps above the hidden stone chamber which forms the northern preamble to the abyss of Bees' Cliff (14).
The scene is reminiscent of invitingly wild rock baths at the absolute proximity to the breathtaking view above the canyon (35). The location of these baths is just a few steps above the hidden stone chamber which forms the northern preamble to the abyss of Bees' Cliff.
This unique rock pool at the southern rim of the high plateau shows the oddly cosy and rather deep-cut bath just a few steps above the hidden mountain vault above Bees' Cliff (14) and its abyss. On this occasion of this photo, it passed just over a month since any rainfall and the rainy season.
Real Spring Water Without Accumulated River Water
This presence of flowing freshwater meant that it was not rainwater flows in its origin, but instead chilled and underground fresh spring water. The reason for this phenomenon of freshwater is simply Highland and mountain affected by gravity which naturally downloading the torrential deluges from the rainy seasons into the natural aquifers.
Warm Sunbathing but Cold Mornings
Characterized by frigid nights, the average temperature of the mountain Entoto's plateau is below comfortable bathing degrees with its average temperature of about 12 ° C. Thus the result of these long and cold nights, in turn, determines the degree of cooling effect in the mentioned natural Highland pools. However, the mountain afternoon hike is usually very warming, so any refreshing bath is both enticingly fun and welcoming comfortable.
The Afternoon's Warm and Inviting Cliffs
Important and crucial here is to not to start with any baths before the sun warmed up the surrounding rocks. Usually, this comfortable warmed rock degree occurs in about lunchtime and the invites to the relaxing half hour or more extended warming sunbathing. These were the unforgettable and beautiful experiences at the stream of the very well-formed and clean rocks above Bee's Cliff.