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blue-nile-fall-2.jpg bahir-dar-8.jpg BAHIR DAR 
“The Source of Blue Nile” Restorative work explains the Gonderian character of some of the paintings found in the remarkable monasteries and churches on the island of Lake Tana. The thirty-eight island of Lake Tana shelter twenty monasteries surviving remnants of an old, contemplating tradition.The starting point of the Blue Nile Falls, or to the Island of Lake Tana, is the bustling market town of Bahr Dar the wide, palm-lined avenues and gardens overflowing with tropical vegetation, and the variety of handcrafts and weaving centers, makes it a comfortable base for excursion either by land or by water   The Blue Nile Falls locally known as Tiss-Issat, meaning 'water that smokes' presents a spectacular water fall with an intense gas from more than forty-five meters (150feet) peak, producing rainbows across the gorge. The area is also inhabited with fascinating wild lives and birds.