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... and tibs (meat pieces). So nice!
After arriving at the park we had a 3.5 hour hike to camp - the views were amazing and we saw our first of many gelada baboons and a shy bushback.
The campsite bush toilet had some great views too and being the only girl in the group I had my own tent - good as didn't have to share with a snorer like Martin and Mazen did, bad as no additional body heat so ...
... we were walking back to the bus a naked crazy man walked by- weirdly the second I have seen in Ethiopia.
Back on the bus, we did get in a little accident.
The roads are sooo windy because we were in the mountains and had to wind up and down them.
Going around a curve, heading up, we bumped into the stone wall on the inside mountain side.
That was fine, but then we started sliding backwards :/
The roads ...
... Debra Berhan Selassie, a church that avoided the wrath of the Sudanese by chance as thousands of bees happened to swarm out at the time of attack. It sounds like one of those likely stories but everything I have read and everyone I have talked to has told the story without a hint of irony so I will assume that this is the official line on why the church is in such good shape.
I walked in and had a look but appeared to be disturbing a service, there were ...
... a few times the result was nothing more than a small electric shock and an intact chin full of prickly face pubes.
Task 2 complete and an elaborately decorated nail clipping device rested proudly in my dust filled left pocket. The post office staff were taking their lunch until 8pm Ethiopian time, 2pm for me. Beard time it was then...I sat waiting to be seen by the resident head gardener as I watched the highlights of the recent ...
... 82 then Iyasu until 1706. I could go on but the point is that it was a fairly stable kingdom until the Sudanese invasion. The largest palace building is still in good shape with bulbous turrets on each of the four corners, a long staircase leading up to the upper level from the ground.
As I sat and read a little bit, large blobs of rain started to fall despite the fairly strong sunshine beaming down on me. I sat and enjoyed the bizarre moment, hiding my ...