Hilton Addis Ababa
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHilton Addis Ababa
Hilton hotels always offers great service world wide. From shuttles ,food ,rooms etc.
Hilton in Addis is a very old Hotel
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... up a few blocks, chatted with security (who were so lax they just looked at me and said "I'm going to assume you don't have a gun, right?") then headed in to the office to have my dreams of going to Ghana and seeing Lauren shattered.
I was told I can only get a visa in my country of residence, so I would have to go back to Canada or mail my passport to the Ghanian embassy in Canada, which I didn't have time to do.
I asked about Visas on Arrival ...
... me a dictionary he'd compiled of the Surma people's language. A Protestant missionary organization, which specialized in languages, told me of a German woman who lived among the Surma. She couldn't be contacted, of course - she had no internet nor telephone services.
-----But, at least I'd been given direction. I ignored everyone who said I'd need a permit to visit the Surma tribe. And I began the seven-hundred kilometer hitchhiking trip on bad ...
... stay for 200 Birr (£6) and for my last night there was no great need for a warm shower, or even running water, I could always wash my hands on the plane of course.
Mita ordered me a draft beer before I had the chance to refuse and I sat and watched Ethiopian TV while the maid prepared my room. I agreed to meet Mita later and enjoyed a bit of alone time and a little afternoon sleep, day drinking's not my thing, last 24 hours in the country or otherwise.
... day they can
travel across the city. The buses
are always packed with spare limbs not uncommonly seen sticking out of doors
and windows. All buses are atleast
a few decades old. Like the OR
equipment, I suspect hand me downs of hand me downs. The exhaust fumes they emit are among the worst offenders in
Next in line are the mini-taxis. Old (and I mean old) mostly Toyota minivans equipped ...
I arranged to meet Emanuel the following day and then joined up with Aloys and Charlotte for a boat trip to go and see the resident lake Hippo population. As soon as we had charted a rickety wooden boat and set off the wind picked upland the sky went very black. Our boat had an outboard motor that soon began to struggle and we started taking on rather a lot of water. This being the dry season I was not duly concerned but lightening ...