Lal Hotel Woldiya
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... Ethiopian ritual. Coffee was invented here, supposedly by a goatherd who noticed that his goats would get particularly frisky when they ate a certain berry. He tried it himself and was pleased with the result, and told the local priest about his discovery. The priest feared it was the devil's work, and threw the beans into the fire, where the lovely smell of their roasting caused him to change his opinion.
... 8217;t do, it’s just pot luck now with any meal
Most of the meat is beef and with a doubtful history, (all we know it was in a field 2 days ago, now it’s on a hook) and its as tough as old boots, we have tried various ways of tenderising it, none really work, apart from beating it
Chicken and lamb are but a memory now, they are either unavailable or just stupidly priced, the veg is the usual onions, carrots, ...
... like my tent wasn't as water proof a I thought it was, still nothing I could do about it, it would have to wait until morning, and then have a look, (still not long to go and I won’t be using it any more, it will be hostels)
Sure enough the outside of my tent was went and the inside was dampish, but not a real problem, had worse on other trips, still came out smiling
This morning it was a beautiful day, not a cloud in the sky, a shame we ...
Another 7 am departure this time bound for Meleke.
Back along the same unpaved dusty road to Gashena where 2 hours later it was time for a coffee stop.
Then with the sun on the right giving me beautiful light for the ever so slightly different scene as we drove north.
My second and last night in Lalibela was enjoyed back at Ben Abeba, not my choice but I could hardly complain, despite the distant chattering of saga holiday tour groups on other tables it was a lovely place and worth another look at sunset.
A few bottles of St George's might have been enough for the majority of the group but myself, Micha and Mita decided to stay out a little later against the best intentions of the others. We said we'd get ...