Travel Blogs from Ethiopia

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Stage 39: Yabello to Bush Camp, 135km, Godebēro, Ethiopia travel blog

Stage 39: Yabello to Bush Camp, 135km

A travel blog entry by sueshuttleworth

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... else today - about 7km further on than where TDA normally camp but as the road is so rough and we have a border crossing from Ethiopia into Kenya tomorrow wanted to get as far as they could with us today.  Basically it is a clearing of dried dirt ...

Stage 31: Blue Nile Gorge 89km, 1820m, Bush Camp, Ethiopia travel blog

Stage 31: Blue Nile Gorge 89km, 1820m

A travel blog entry by sueshuttleworth

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... right overlooking the amazing view across the gorge - no electricity as yet, but if and when tourism starts up in a big way in Ethiopia this will be a must visit place.  Was great fun sitting on the terrace looking down at the last couple of hairpin ...

(day 32/121)   Rest Day 6 (Gonder) (MONDAY), Gonder, Ethiopia travel blog

(day 32/121) Rest Day 6 (Gonder) (MONDAY)

A travel blog entry by sueshuttleworth

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... well.  Fantastic views from the back of the hotel this morning looking down over the town of Gonder (the fourth largest in Ethiopia, amazingly) - used to be the capital of the country in the 16-1700's - hence the amazing Royal Enclosure - a walled ...

Eid Mubarak :), Addis Abeba, Ethiopia travel blog

Eid Mubarak :)

A travel blog entry by moneeza

Wow... where to begin to talk about the last couple of days??? Well, how about beginning on Tuesday, when I went to the school to teach for the second time. These kids are honestly a gift. I taught grade 8, 2 and grade 1. The only problem was it was a ...

Stage 37: Yirge Alem to Bush Camp 101km, Yirge Alem, Ethiopia travel blog

Stage 37: Yirge Alem to Bush Camp 101km

A travel blog entry by sueshuttleworth

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... of Your Life But don’t whinge or moan or say that life isn’t fair You’re not in Texas now, this is Ethiopia Theres a good reason why we love the Tour D’Afrique The more it hurts our Western arses The more it’s magnafique ...

Stage 33: Bridge Camp to Addis Ababa 108km,1200m, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia travel blog

Stage 33: Bridge Camp to Addis Ababa 108km,1200m

A travel blog entry by sueshuttleworth

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...  Could begin to see the attraction of going home at Addis - and even more hills to come as we continue through Ethiopia after Addis ..... but over those negative thoughts now....... Arrived at the Lunch truck and decided that I would grab a lift with ...

The Excitement!!, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia travel blog

The Excitement!!

A travel blog entry by moneeza

The last few days I've been focusing on how to use and increase communication among Ethiopian nurses, the hospitals, the health care sector and the public/stake holders. The new idea I've had is to have an "Art showcase" of Ethiopian Nurses and their ...

(day 42/121)   Rest Day 9 (Addis Ababa) (THURSDAY), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia travel blog

(day 42/121) Rest Day 9 (Addis Ababa) (THURSDAY)

A travel blog entry by sueshuttleworth

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... telling me that one of the girls they met had worked for an NGO trying to encourage running and also education for good runners - but in Ethiopia of you are deemed to be good at running then it is reckoned that you can only train to run, and that there is ...

Bush Camp to Forest Camp, Forest Camp, Ethiopia travel blog

Bush Camp to Forest Camp

A travel blog entry by miguel.ta

... a mango and avo juice and set off for the finish which was in the forest, another beautiful setting. Again the ride showed off Ethiopia's countryside and luckily enough today we had few incidents. Today was a good day on the bike! With all the climbing I ...

Goha Tsion to Gorge Camp, Gorge Camp, Ethiopia travel blog

Goha Tsion to Gorge Camp

A travel blog entry by miguel.ta

... stride, a few get really mad for a short while and get over it, but not me....nothing bad has happened but they are annoying me to the point where I am not enjoying my riding days. Still another week to go in Ethiopia...mmmm..I had better sort this ...

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