Travel Blogs from Awassa, Ethiopia

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When it rains, it pours, Awassa, Ethiopia travel blog

When it rains, it pours

A travel blog entry by izzie

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... sky was dramatic after the storm. We were joined by the girls for a while - we chatted about our respective views and experiences of Ethiopia, as well as where we were going next. They left us to observe the matron-like lady who seems to run the ...

Madman at the market, Awassa, Ethiopia travel blog

Madman at the market

A travel blog entry by izzie

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... problem, the bus tickets were - we were told just to rack up tomorrow morning early - and the internet is off all over Ethiopia apparently. We also checked out the market, which turned out to be very good, all muddy and authentic. We could have bought ...

An Important Day of Nothing, Awassa, Ethiopia travel blog

An Important Day of Nothing

A travel blog entry by bonthorn

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... shower. Oh well, we just went to sleep. Uneventful perhaps, but a completely and utterly satisfying day. Start: Adenium Campsite, Awassa, ETH. End: Adenium Campsite, Awassa, ETH. Distance Traveled: 0 km Road Conditions: - Temperature: hot ...

A Day For Our Fans, Awassa, Ethiopia travel blog

A Day For Our Fans

A travel blog entry by tabasamu2010

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... ; On our way to Awassa we also stopped at a factory shop to buy fresh strawberry yoghurt – not something easily found in Ethiopia.  Because of the late start we were forced drive a stretch in the dark, something that we have tried to avoid at ...

Awassa, Awassa, Ethiopia travel blog

Awassa

A travel blog entry by longwalktour

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... neighbors until the bus filled. We exited downtown, creeped through the squalor and rolled into the arid plans of southern Ethiopia. We decided to stop in Awassa so that we could have a break from the long days of travel that lay behind and ahead of ...

Day 15 - Awassa, Awassa, Ethiopia travel blog

Day 15 - Awassa

A travel blog entry by charlesaclark

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... getting worried.  V unlikely to be able to get a new clutch anywhere for 4,000km.  Was getting worse too.  Rolled into Awassa (Awasa) trying not to stop at all but stalled it at an intersection and had to push it to the side of the road in ...

"Highland, give me Highland!"

A travel blog entry by bonthorn

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... in Ethiopia? That is the question that has plagued my mind these days. I wonder if it isn't the after effects of Ethiopia's unfortunate 1984-1985 famine where thousands of aid workers flooded the country and handed out food rations like candy cane at ...

Awassa Break, Awassa, Ethiopia travel blog

Awassa Break

A travel blog entry by lostinafrica

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... ended up with some strawberries. The next few days, we have just been relaxing. This weekend is a holiday because it is when Ethiopia celebrates Easter. Since people have been fasting (no meat) for 55 days, today begins the meat fest! We are going to ...

The Green Desert, Awassa, Ethiopia travel blog

The Green Desert

A travel blog entry by robertandtanja

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... already seen 3 years ago and instead of the swallow, Robert could now add another new species (Shelley's Starling) to his Ethiopia list. The road from Moyale to Yabello is tarmac and runs through beautiful scenery, acacia woodland with hundreds of tall ...

Lake Side, Awassa, Ethiopia travel blog

Lake Side

A travel blog entry by cpricci

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... expanse of wide, paved roads. The town looks very modern, even compared to much of Addis Ababa.  Awassa is also one of the smallest of Ethiopia's Rift Valley lakes. Many Ethiopians vacation here, as with the other lakes in the region. An afternoon ...

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