Hotel de Leopol International
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... incident - such a crowd of locals and cyclists. Was like a fairy godmother arriving - took over and mended my puncture in a jiffy. Thanks so much Andreas.
Seem to owe lots of thanks to people at the moment!!)
... altitude. I think I missed a nice gathering last night of my fellow traveler, but was just too tired, left them a bottle of the wine I had brought and crashed hard.
So, back to the afternoon before. While our things were being offloaded by our cook and guide, I took a run across the little town and fields nearby. A few kids ran towards me, asking me for a pen (which is common). I kept running, and running and running, people all over the village waving to me, as running is known ...
Well nothing like proper planning and preparation prevents **** poor performance! How well this held true as I arrive here, no guide book, no research, no real idea of what this place has in store for me or what it can offer!
Fortunately Matt met me at the airport after being here for a week prior to my arrival. Good to have a seasoned traveller like him on your side from the off! So he had sorted the accommodation and bus for the next day.
... A welcome hot shower, then a wander around the neighbourhood - dirt roads, tiny shop fronted shacks selling clothes, chyat, hairdressers, meat, alcohol, furniture or shoes. In contrast were the new 6-10 story buildings being constructed . Along the Main Street, mini buses spruiked their destinations outside tiny bars, chyat sellers, and coffee houses . All along the footpath were boys lined up waiting to clean your shoes, ...
... and traditions.
Time to say goodbye to Carol, John, Nic and Jurgen but not till most of us enjoyed a final dinner. For me it was roasted chicken 117 birr / NZ$7.80 / US$5.70.
With G Adventures planning to turn this Classic Tour into a Comfort Tour, the back ...