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... bearable. We had 4 heavily armed guards again, close to here is where the travelers were murdered 4 years earlier. There is no current threat but no chances taken.
We parked in caravan, surreal lunar landscape in front of us. We walked up a slow slope of volcanic stone, very bizarre and beautiful rock formations, salt formed mushroom looking shapes almost playful to look at, and walk on. There were also a variety of stone pillars, smooth in shape and begging to be climbed. Then, up ...
... you can choose your meat or offal which can be eaten raw and headed outside. Raw meat is finely cut and is a specialty amongst Ethiopians. Our barbecued beef was served on one big platter, with injeera - the flat gluten free bread and a bowl of spices of chilli sauce , a hot mustard Azira, not unlike hot English mustard and ground chillies on top. This was served with a tall 3 litre tower of Harar beer which you poured yourself into ...
... was all based around this. When we arrived at the Barracks, Major Sisse told us that the Parade wasn't all that important and that they want the same sort of training provided by previous teams. He told us that there was to be a Parade at the barracks a week on Wednesday where the Band will perform for local dignitaries and demonstrate what we had taught them. This came as a shock and only gives us 7 working days to do what the others have done in 15. ...
... to talking to me and he was going the
same direction. Although I knew my way he knew a shortcut and he paid for both of
the taxis that we talked. This is the 4th time a stranger has paid for my taxi.
Why can’t all Americans be this polite. It is going to be hard going home. Yes
I am keeping a list of what I am going to eat. It will be nice to not have to
cram in a tight taxi. But above all I am ready to share my experience with my
friends and ...
... the monitor and says we are leaving
from Gate 4. Head that direction. No, they are only taking people for
flight to............fill in the blank. Join the general line waiting
for them to call us. We are going to have to go through another
security check. Had to do one in Llongwe, now Addis Ababa and finally
they call people for our flight as well as stragglers for Shanghai and
Stockholm and ...