Lewi Hotel & Resort
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We arrived at kebede's village around 10. It was about a 1 hour 15 minute drive from Awassa. Our guide is amazing and had everything arranged. We had 2 Toyota land cruisers to drive us there. There were constant people along the road for the whole drive. You are constantly dodging goats, cows, donkeys and people. Most of the road was dirt and very …
We arrived on time to Addis and our guide was there to meet us. We have all our luggage, over 250 pounds of donations - soccer balls, clothes, water filters, shoes and goody bags for each of kebede's family members. We went to the market to buy some soccer jerseys and beriberi then left for Awassa. It was a lot of traffic getting out of Addis. We …
... I grabbed a tuktuk to a hotel the Irish man had told me about, checked in, arranged to have my laundry done, and went for some lunch only to run in to the Irish man and his two boys again!
They'd just finished eating, but invited me to join them and chat.
It was great to see them- the boys are so polite and friendly and funny, and the Irish man, kind and interesting.
And it's always nice to see familiar faces when ...
... heard faintly until midnight and they so play the call to prayer in the distance which we can hear at 5 am. We went to the Lewi resort (we are Lewi hotel) which is right on Lake Awassa. It has a pool, ping pong, pool table and a kids playground. None of Kebede's siblings have ever seen anything like this so we all got to try it out. The second oldest brother Tareke who has to be around 16 tried out the horse. Tareke is really short and is actually wearing a pair of pants ...
... and proceeded to get sick. We are now 2 for 5. She seemed ok later but wouldn't eat. Kebede's uncle Solomon and Tareke went to look for Kebede's sister. After breakfast the translator sat with Scott, Kebede, Findiga, his mom and I and went through the picture book. It was absolutely amazing. We had a video of Kebede playing the piano and that resulted in at least a one minute praising. She shared how sick she was and that she would bring Kebede and ...