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Timkat - Jan 19, 2015
On January 19<sup>th</sup>, we celebrated the Ethiopian Christian holiday of "Timkat," which is translated to “Epiphany” in English. Timkat celebrates the baptism of Jesus by John. It s...
Faranji - Jan 18, 2015
Everywhere we go, we attract a serious amount of attention. Mekele is not really a tourist destination... the Lonely Planet guidebook describes it as a "stopping place for travelers headed to the D...
Who needs silverware when you have injera?! - Jan 16, 2015
Ethiopian cuisine is pretty spectacular and incredibly different from anything we have ever eaten. Silverware is not a part of Ethiopian custom, so all food is eaten with your hands. Meals are serv...