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... houses have changed from round to oblong and are now built mainly from wood. Plenty of trees here. Water runs off the highlands and create pools and water meadows. Gonder is no longer a prosperous town but once it was at the heart of East African trade and of strategic importance. The Ethiopian Emperors of the 17 and 18c built castles here to defend their strong position. The emperors were directly descended ...
... have ever been. We wondered around, inside and above the eleven unique churches all day, going through narrow passages, underground tunnels and down steps carved into the stonewalls during the tour. It was magical, fascinating and also exciting at the same time - it felt like somewhere straight out of Indiana Jones! Great day with hundreds of photos to show for it! After Lalibela, it was another two day drive to Gondar, the final town on our trip through Ethiopia and where I ...
... The view was amazing from where I could see in the truck. Since not eating or drinking, nothing was coming out, so in the middle you sit. The dinner truck is still missing a window from the water tank accident (yes, the 200L tank came off the roof during the off road, no **** it's rough roads). So that's where the pukers got to sit, and the ******** by the door. Unless your the cranky old one, who sat where he wanted to and *****ed about it. Common sense seems to ...
... from some riders, but that don't understand the truck, me or I don't do sand/gravel/dirt/pebbles. Several are learning now how important a rest day is. I have not had an issue with sick/heat since just after Dongola. Others are getting really really sick. Laura, Sue, Karen, Dave, Marek, Andy, Mike, Doug all lost EFI that horrible day, and quiet a few people are sick from heat, exhaustion, roads or just sick. Not that it's TdA's fault, we have to camp where we are allowed too, but ...
... of various
vegetables, some ground meat and spicy sauces. The only problem was
there were no napkins, paper or otherwise. We had some tissues but
not enough so we asked for some and they bought us toilet roll and
why not. On leaving we did spot the sink outside where we could have
washed our hands, typical!
We are still waiting for the parts and getting low on water once more.
We finally managed to get water on tap on the 25th, the first ...
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P.O.Box 182 , Gonder | 3 star hotelfrom $91