“Lucy’s Legacy”

This item appears on page 57 of the September 2009 issue.

9 days/8 nights in ETHIOPIA. Highlights: Addis Ababa’s Ethnological Museum houses 3.2-million-year-old Lucy skeleton/boat ride on Lake Tana to monasteries/Blue Nile Falls/rock-hewn churches in Lalibela/ruins of Queen of Sheba’s palace in Axum. With air from Washington Dulles, $3,497. Single supp., $645. Ethiopian Airlines Journeys (Annapolis, MD; 866/599-3797, www.seeyouinethiopia.com).