Travel Blogs from Debre Zeyit
(Sunday, Aug. 11) I took a bus from Bikoji to Asela and then caught one direct to Debre Zeyit. I stayed at the Dreamland Hotel ($40). It is nice except the wi-if is very weak, most times non-existent. The hotel overlooks a lake created from a dormant volcanic crater. I had lunch at the outdoor hotel restaurant high up above the lake and saw an …
... for calf muscles. Yowzer! (I will note that, upon reflection 24 hours later, I feel pretty great.) Hus met us (us includes Max and me, as well as another Tuck couple, Andres and Hannah) afterwards and we headed off to lunch as this adorable Italian restaurant in an old villa. Hus tells us that it is quite a common thing here, to place restaurants in restored villas, though from an outsider's perspective, I would note a double advantage: not only does this ...
Today has been a day of reflection
Questions we have been given to reflect on at the beautiful Galilee Centre, a Jesuit retreat centre, overlooking a lake Tues, 5 Feb 13
1. What has challenged you most?
2. What has surprised you most?
3. What have you enjoyed most?
4. Whose story will ...
... they did not have one single ATM outside of Addis Ababa and now they have some 50 around the country. They are very hard to find in some places, but they do exist. The internet is very hard to find in Ethiopia and it’s harder to find reliable internet. I never had reliable internet here. I’m getting older, so my social life is disappearing and I’m focusing more on Claire, so it’s not ...
A plan of getting a boat to a historical island in the middle of Lake Zeway was diverted slightly by the fact that Bruce was still recovering from malaria and so our day started late and in Debre Zeit, which is about 45 minutes drive from Koka. A left hand turn, up a slight hill, park car, and enter an average public building... Unaware of where we actually were, I walked down to the end of the cafe to be faced with a huge lake created in a volcanic crater. Wow ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
There was hot water. The room was very nice with a nice, clean bed. The WiFi internet was very weak - almost non-existent. Breakfast was quite good. The accompanying restaurant has good food.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.