Travel Blogs from Ethiopia

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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, ...

It's been a long while, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia travel blog

It's been a long while

A travel blog entry by moneeza

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... feel that in their interactions with me. CSIH is always very pleasant and concerned about how I am feeling/coping/dealing with being in Ethiopia where as CNA is all about my deliverables!!! I guess they are the ones who really want the work done here. I ...

Stage 28: Farm Camp to Bahir Dar (61km), Bahir Dar, Ethiopia travel blog

Stage 28: Farm Camp to Bahir Dar (61km)

A travel blog entry by sueshuttleworth

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... 1700's - bucolic, pastoral, primitive etc.  Plenty of other people thought the same thing as well.  I can thoroughly recommend Ethiopia to people - a fabulous place to come and explore and to cycle through as well. A great couple of km at the ...

Stage 34; 97km Addis to Lake Koka, Lake Koka, Ethiopia travel blog

Stage 34; 97km Addis to Lake Koka

A travel blog entry by sueshuttleworth

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Rough night, spent most of yesterday holed up in the Golf Club messing with my laptop and internet, as needed to be within 30 seconds of a toilet!!!  Felt a little better and ate some grilled fish about 7pm but after going to bed about 10pm woke up ...

Stage 36: Lake Langano to Yirga Alem, Yirga Alem, Ethiopia travel blog

Stage 36: Lake Langano to Yirga Alem

A travel blog entry by sueshuttleworth

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... a bicycle with lots of hazards to avoid etc, that went up to say Level 21 in difficulty.  It was Sunday so as Ethiopia is mainly a Christian country means that no one was at work or at school so the roads were packed with people and children, and ...

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