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TravelPod Member ReviewsRas Hotel Addis Ababa
Shower: Hot Water. Yeah! Electricity: Yes! Yeah!
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... covers 7 hectares, and contains the ruins of a complex of palaces, built at different times. The first was built by Emperor Fasiladas mid 17th C, but the main banqueting hall was destroyed by British bombs when ousting the Italians in WWII. Most palaces were in original condition, with the Star of David above the entranceways supposedly confirming the link between King Solomon and the lineage of Ethiopian kings, starting ...
... I thought to myself.
The weather had forgotten we were only a thousand miles from the equator and was a cloudy grey that reminded me of the height of English summer. I explained to everyone present that this kind of weather would have bare beer bellies flopping about and girls wearing next to nothing in beer gardens, they laughed uproariously, I didn't.
We sat and discussed this and that and shared some food. I was offered raw meat ...
... a run for it jumps up on bull number one then runs across the other 3 turns around and does it again. Did I mention he's pretty much naked? No being shy here. If a boy fails to jump the bulls he cannot select a girl for marriage and must wait another year to jump so its important to succeed the first time. After the jump the crowd disperses and the ceremony moves to the boys home for a large feast. The entire event takes 3 ...
... back to you rings true).
It's with a slight hesitation that I fear for my luggage at this stage with 33 hours of travel between when I last saw it I know I should have complete faith that Thai airways managed to load it onto the same plane as myself and that it will arrive in Kilimanjaro airport at the same time I do. Once more this is turning into a terribly boring email so I will save it as a draft and wait for something exciting to occur before I bore you all to death. ...
... bathrooms, food (there was no little to none in the airport), etc." We breezed right through security besides for a few minor adventures and after a four hour lay over we boarded our last and final flight to Nairobi!!
P.S. The Food was amazing on the airplane! And we had an electrical outlet!!
Lala Salama! (Goodnight in Swahili)