Wabe Shebelle Langano Resort Hotel
Travel Blogs from Langano
... pelicans on this part of the lake were the opposite- beautiful, white, elegant.
Still gigantic, but WAY less scary.
They're hilarious to watch land- they put their webbed feet down and glide in like they're on water skis.
After a while I walked further down to the earthen jetty to watch the fishermen clean fish, load it on to horse drawn buggies, and work on their boats.
No one speaks too much English, but I was able to have ...
... of Christ.
He laughed and said yes :D
He's a born again Christian, which, like everywhere, is becoming a big thing.
Someone has explained to me that it's becoming especially popular in Ethiopia because the main religion, Orthodox Christianity, is so old and is not changing with the times and doesn't feel relevant to people anymore.
We really had a lovely chat, and he was such a wonderful kind man- he even gave me a picture of ...
... When we got to Awassa we started chatting again and he asked me where I was staying, giving me some tips.
He invited me to have lunch with him and the two Ethiopian boys he was traveling with.
Turns out he came to Ethiopia for the first time in the mid-90s, to set up a radio station.
He befriended a woman with a daughter and a young son.
When he came back to Ethiopia for the second time, he discovered the woman had ...
... other 16 travellers plus two kids for the journey north to Gonder.
When we eventually left this company’s office (shack) at 8.30pm I was already exhausted and packed in so tightly that I could not move. I had complained about the Sumos in India, but this was close to ridiculous. Luckily the man in front of me was not only a mechanic but spoke English and was just about to immigrate to Australia with his family. This kept up ...
... a police compound just to the South of Moyale, where we swapped all six wheels around, and replaced the two broken springs - started 4pm, finished 10pm!
30th Cade and C's birthdays. Everyone filthy and tired from last night, except those who did nothing to help! The 'Usual Suspects' did most of the work - again! We exited Kenya and entered Ethiopia (land of the Queen of Sheba, resting place of the Ark of the Covenant - both ...