Bole Ambassador Hotel Apartment
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... I could take the bus and people would guide me and help me out, as they usually do, but it was also raining pretty hard at this point.
Thomas came outside and asked me what was wrong.I told him straight up- "you're getting drunk and being too flirty and forward and it's making me uncomfortable, plus I want to go home".
He apologized and did totally change his tune- no more flirting, no more cappuccino babies.
I was able to relax ...
... took us to more than 4,000 metres. We organized this before leaving home, and had a guide because tracks are unmarked, plus a compulsory scout, who carried an ancient 303 rifle and walked the entire distance in a pair of plastic sandals. He was there to protect us from wild animals (jackal, hyena & leopard), plus deter theft. He slept in the open every night close to our tent in temperatures around zero! He earned his keep.
... br> When the bottle was empty it was time to roll back down the hill, this was done on foot this time for part of the way. The return journey seemed to pass quickly and we were soon back amongst rubble and car horns. I can't even be bothered to go into what happened at the end of the day as it involved money and unofficial tour guides but let's just say I ended it on terms that were more satisfactory to me rather than Daniel. I made a mental note not to ...
... For a Canadian my
own private hell. 1 litre of water after the case and I
still remain completely dehydrated……….
Then there is the C-arm. The intra-operative Xray machine. Someone has rigged a computer screen onto the machine
itself. It works some of the
time. The machine itself has to be
a few decades old. Many parts are
rusted so moving it in and out of the surgical field ...
... were communist. Unfortunately the Derg didn't have a clue about running a country, and went down the usual path of nationalising everything, and torturing and exterminating several hundred thousand educated and elite. The country fell into famine and poverty, though they had one of the largest military forces in the world. Over 1 million Ethiopian's died in the famine of the early 1980s.
Finally with the implosion of the Soviet regime, in 1991 the Soviets withdrew and ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBole Ambassador Hotel Apartment Addis Ababa
Internet works well, food is great, location is prime
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