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(day 48/112)   Rest Day 10 (Yabelo) (WEDNESDAY), Yabelo, Ethiopia travel blog

(day 48/112) Rest Day 10 (Yabelo) (WEDNESDAY)

A travel blog entry by sueshuttleworth

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A wonderful day doing very little indeed.  Breakfast of scrambled egg and a few pieces of bread and cup of tea (55 birr) compared to Paige who had scrambled egg, toast and a coffee (105 birr).  Walked along to the small supermarket (more like a ...

Return of the Taxis!!, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia travel blog

Return of the Taxis!!

A travel blog entry by moneeza

Things here have begun to return to some sense of "normal". The TAXIS and MINIBUSES have returned!!! people are slowly going back to work... I believe I will be one of those tomorrow. I am sure things will be different after all this chaos... but to know ...

Bush Camp to Moyale, Moyale, Ethiopia travel blog

Bush Camp to Moyale

A travel blog entry by miguel.ta

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... sorted out paperwork and somehow I got to camp which was 2km from the border post. EFI in tact through 3 countries with Ethiopia being the toughest. It was challenging riding with a beautiful landscape, but it's people we're no match for that ...

We're not in Kansas any more, Toto!!, Turmi, Ethiopia travel blog

We're not in Kansas any more, Toto!!

A travel blog entry by carolesblog

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... all dirt roads.  The towns and villages are Key Afer,  Omorate, Turmi and Dimeka.  I am about as far south in Ethiopia as possible, the town of Ormate is only 25 KM from either Kenya and Sudan.  It is hot and dusty.  When we ...

skype!, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia travel blog

skype!

A travel blog entry by moneeza

So.. This is a very quick and short update!!! I am able to call canada for ridiculously cheap through this wonderful discovery of skype. So if any of you are inclined to talk to me once in a while... please please please... download it!!! Katie and I ...

Stage 35, Lake Koka to Lake Langano, 110km, Langano, Ethiopia travel blog

Stage 35, Lake Koka to Lake Langano, 110km

A travel blog entry by sueshuttleworth

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... no sense to us English speakers - so what the Ethiopians make of it god only knows.  Have also earlier on in Ethiopia seen signs that say ‘CHILDHOOD IS FOR EDUCATION, NOT MARRIAGE’.  Another bill board inAddis that caught my ...

Stage 32: Blue Gorge to Bridge Camp 86km;1,130m, Uyē, Ethiopia travel blog

Stage 32: Blue Gorge to Bridge Camp 86km;1,130m

A travel blog entry by sueshuttleworth

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... this afternoon than usual. Really looking forward to the two rest days at Addis Ababa - must say I'm getting rather fed up of all these 'hills' here in Ethiopia - there is virtually no flat road surface anywhere - it's either up, steeper up, or ...

Stage 30: Farm Camp to Forest Camp 117km 1800m, Forest Camp, Ethiopia travel blog

Stage 30: Farm Camp to Forest Camp 117km 1800m

A travel blog entry by sueshuttleworth

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Another epic day for me.   117km and 1,800m of ascent (just under 6,000') - 1.7 x up Snowden.  Some long and steep drags of hills to get me and my bike up.  Especially after the long day and lots of ascent of yesterday.  Had a few ...

Stage 24: Rashid to Matema (99km), Matema, Ethiopia travel blog

Stage 24: Rashid to Matema (99km)

A travel blog entry by sueshuttleworth

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... the bike and cycled for a while with Savannah.  We had 80km or so to go to the border between Sudan and Ethiopia, still relatively flat, roads again but rougher with high resistance and huge wide potholes from time to time.  Been promised it ...

skipping like grade 3- boxer style, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia travel blog

skipping like grade 3- boxer style

A travel blog entry by moneeza

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So here I sit on Tuesday re-writing our survey after having listened to about half the focus groups. I heard from Katie, and though sheˇ¦s not sure when sheˇ¦s getting back, she wanted me to send her the SPSS data from last yearˇK which is great, ...

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