|I came across some videos taken in Eritrea and they're now
available for viewing. They are in the .mov format and should be able to be
played in most video playback software. The filesizes are 1-2 megs so it would
be best if you downloaded them to your hard drive and viewed them from there. I
also zipped them into a 10 meg file if you want to download all of them at
once. Sorry there is no sound.
- Terry Gust was with the USAF
1370th photo mapping wing in the 60s. He has a nice video online you should
check out. Great aerial views, along with some around Asmara and a few on
Kagnew toward the end. Mapping Mission
- Dave Engstrom sent in a
couple of links to YouTube videos. The first is the 1953 Kagnew dedication. The
second is one everyone can relate to. The drive to the airport and getting on
the bird that took you out of Asmara!
- John "Barefoot" Hallahan
sent this YouTube link,
down the Massawa Road. Great stuff!
- Dick Lilienthal sent in
three movies, one of a parade in Asmara, one at Radio Marina and the last of
the Massawa Road and Massawa. Dated 1953. (Each of these files is around 24
megabytes in size so be patient. Do not try if you are still on a
[Radio Marina] [Massawa]
- Dave Nelson sent in this
video of the Tisisat Falls from
Those Falls are know by local Ethiopians as the Tisisat Falls and
literally means "Smoking Water" and located about one hour from the city of
Bahar Dar, Ethiopia and 20 miles south of Lake Tana Ethiopia. They are also
called "Blue Nile Falls" because it is where the head waters of the Blue Nile
cascades over a cliff face and into the gorge, thus Tisisat Falls. A real site
to see. The Russians built some Hydro Plants for the Ethies and that has
impeded the flow over the cliffs. Its probably one of the best Natural
- Airport Road
- Driving to Massawa   
- The port of Massawa 
- Very short clip of a church.
- Dahlak Hotel, or as we
knew it, Massawa R&R Hotel.
- Hamasien Hotel in
- Zipped file of all videos.