Maylomin is a much-loved area just to the south of Abi Adi town centre by a 15-minute walk. There is a large river there, which is dry for most of the year outside of the rainy season. Along the river are tall cliffs and some rock-hewn churches and the area is nice for hiking. On the riverside you can find Maylomin, a bar/cafe/restaurant that is very popular at weekends, as the locals go there to drink and enjoy the leafy, shady surroundings. The owner also manages Maylomin Botanical Garden Lodge and we have seen he has plans to rebuild the Maylomin site as a luxury hotel in the coming years.

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