TripAdvisor Reviews Queens Hotel Gonder
Travel Blogs from Gonder
... with the nearest and dearest of many of the riders on the trip - do let me know so I can try to make sure I include some photos and news for you at times.
You'll all be glad to know that life seem stop be returning rapidly to normal amongst the TDA riders and staff this afternoon, even Ben (Evans) seems to be well on the road to recovery and managed a huge Burger bun for lunch.
Fingers crossed for tomorrow's cycle ride.
... riding in Canada again. Or at least the straps. 2 riding days, 107km and 61km to get to Bahir Dar for a rest day. The goal is to ride fully both days. 1 month in, 3 to go, am sick of being sick and riding the truck. Although am sure in Ethiopia, I will ride the truck more due to the kids throwing stones etc. Jodi says she doesn't have tranquilizers so the truck is the other option. Tellis was concerned the tranq's were for the kids, lol nope for me and temper. I just ...
... steal off you). Makes me miss the quiet country roads back home, or the ones of Egypt and Sudan. 10pm, **** that's a late night. It's so quiet, bed so soft, so clean, no bugs, no dust/poop, and a delightfully full belly of chicken, rice, carrots and some red wine, with a flush toilet about 10ft from bed, no zippers, no snoring, ****, talking, groaning, goats, cows, donkeys, roosters, prayers, bush parties, how does one sleep? Meh, don't need to be up until 6.30am 2 days from ...
... managed to give them a curtsy as I stood up. Liam may have it on video as well as he happened to be pointing his camera in my direction at the time.
Overstep road in places - switchbacks up the hillsides. Tried to take some photos of the riders as they powered their way uptake hills.
When we finally got to Gonder, a large place with a spinning mill (where do they get their cotton from? -thought it had to be a damp atmosphere to spin ...
... and repeat. After 4 times, this was not amusing. TdA to the rescue. Mule and Noah stepped in and stopped the the lap race, only to have theym spend 20mins getting the car re-started and back out to the road. Um, a sign for things to come. We have been warned, the kids are sneaky, don't let your guard down and don't hurt one or you might start a riot. Women no riding alone any more, and stay in groups. The reason the kids want candy, pens and money is Red Cross throws them ...
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P.O.Box 182 , Gonder | 3 star hotelfrom $91