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Then another officer demands my papers. I don’t know why but I think of Major Hockstetter on Hogan’s Heroes: “Papers!... Klink, what is this man doing here?” He let me pass.
We walked then to the actual emigration desk where we had to talk through the impenetrable cone-of-silence glass (sorry for all the corny sitcom references – if you don’t understand that one, search YouTube for “Get Smart Cone ...
... followed up with a Q&A, and I was happy to see that the Bible study had stirred up a few questions. Mr. Meeker took the questions for the most part, and I listened and enjoyed the interchange. After Bible study, we were served an incredible dinner in a fancy setting in the courtyard. It was a delicious fish covered with all kinds of vegetables including fresh slices of avocado. An extra special dressing was put on top of everything. It ...
... probably slept an hour at most. Arriving in Addis Ababa at 06:00 (05:00 Rwandan time), the transit passengers, such as myself walked into a very full departure zone. Ethiopian Airways now had flights going to Europe, India, China, and South America as well as their African destinations, and it appears that many of them arrive or depart early in the morning.
The good news was that since my last passage here last year, their airport has added many ...
... in Lomé, which is good; there are lots of useful places within easy walking distance.
At lunch time I took a rattle-trap taxi to the Krimas hotel for an Indian lunch. When I told the taxi driver I wanted to go to the Krimas hotel he said thoughtfully, "mm, Christmas Hotel…" When I pronounced it clearly again, he got it and off we went.
I continued work until 3:00 when a member came by to discuss a sensitive personal situation. He had come ...
... by the Algerian singer Khaled in the 90s (where we were living in France), I recognized it in spite of the liberties they were taking with the lyrics. They teased each other loudly and pawed at the girls until the manager finally moved the girls out. I guess there were some limits. I stuck it out for a few more minutes hoping the situation would improve, and I could enjoy my dinner, but when the songs got sexually explicit, it was time to go. I told the waitress to bring ...
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