Weygoss Guest House
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... my flight. Since it’s always uncertain how traffic will be and how quickly things will go at the airport, one often ends up waiting a long time, just to be on the safe side. I bought a sandwich to tide me over until lunch on the plane which, I figured, wouldn’t be before about 2:00 pm.
As the time arrived to begin boarding, agents went through our carryon bags by hand and frisked us all once again. Then we boarded the bus which took us out to the plane where ...
... water. They dropped us off about 1 Kilometer they say Idk
how many miles that is away from the springs. And we walked through a SWAMP
being careful to take the same steps as the tour to stay pretty clean. I
learned pretty quickly why when I accidentally misstepped and my left leg was
sucked up into the mud up to my thigh. It was scary but hilarious and luckily
my shoe didn’t get stuck down there. Perfect now at least I ...
... friendly. I got invited for coffee twice on my first day. Oh my god, coffee. Coffee is serious business in Ethiopia. No matter if you get it from a machine or as part of the traditional coffee ceremony, it is freaking delicious. I prefer the traditional one (bunda) as it has a different taste because of the spices they put in there. As part of the ceremony they also put frankincense on the table and some green twigs in the coffee, which I don't know what they are (they call ...
... Ababa, the emperor imported eucalypts from Australia, and they re-grew so rapidly that they never moved again. So there we are Australia - you planted a capital. Spent the rest of the morning watching the world go by my balcony, before being picked up for an afternoon tour. Did a drive up and down a lot of roads. Had palaces and ministries pointed out to me, but it was all a bit of a blur, and not quite a tour of exploration. There were only two places on the list to stop ...
... 3-months wages of the average Ethiopian worker. I was very pleased when Kidist and Ruth came to the conclusion that they, as "rich" Americans, couldn't afford the things there (makes a dad proud to see his daughters making good fiscal decisions).
As we left that place of opulence, we were immediately confronted by the reality of most of Ethiopia ... poor people. One particularly painful site was of a deformed child in a wheelchair begging. We were ...