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... have guardrails on the cliff side, but luckily we were able to stop before we needed them.
After the minor accident, the nice guy beside me kept leaning over me and recording video of the road out the window.
When we were driving past some of the best views I have ever seen, he had no interest.
But all of a sudden he was recording like 20 minutes of video, maybe hoping to catch another crash?
All with his elbow resting on ...
... financial career seemed slightly inferior but thanks to good humour, good music and some amazing scenery we all got on like a jeep on fire. Mita, behind the wheel, was a hardened Ethiopian endurance driver from another era, who appeared to require less fuel than his vehicle. As long as we fed him a bottle of coke every six or seven hours then he’d just keep driving until the sun went down. Having said that, he was happy to ...
... people dressed in white robes, praying on their knees in what looked more like a Mecca-bound gesture. I can't get my head around the fact that everything is Christian, it seems such an intense version of what is my default religion and I keep having to remind myself that unlike in Muslim countries I have a right to be in these places, as a Christian, albeit non-practising.
Inside the church and a priest was reading from a book (probably the bible) but this ...
When it was my time I sat and explained that number hoolet (2) would be fine and this appeared to have been understood as my attendant tossed aside his cut throat razor which may have been used literally on me for all I know.
My guy went the extra mile and combed my hair so I looked like I was going to a family party at the age of seven, feeling awkward and self-conscious about the tightly buttoned shirt my mum ...
... the rain and watching as lizards scuttled over the stone remains of the old city.
Seeing this largely intact part of Ethiopian history made me question why the people here are for the most part slightly shy. Maybe the years of negative press, famines and instability have made them question their own place on the map and instead of shouting proudly about their rich history, they seem genuinely honoured and pleasantly surprised to receive you as a guest.