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... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... when the Sudanese Dervishes (all new to me) ransacked the city and destroyed most of the detail of the city, leaving behind what you can see with your own eyes to this day - which is quite a lot actually.
I paid 200 Bir to enter the Royal Enclosure but declined to have a guide accompany me as it forced me to read a bit about it myself. King Fasilasdas ruled between 1632 and '67 and made Gonder the capital of his empire. His son Yohannes took over and ...
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P.O.Box 182 , Gonder | 3 star hotelfrom $91