Travel Blogs from Addis Ababa
... he replied:
'He's an idiot anyway, he comes from the country, he's a bit slow!'
Cassie then proceeded to call the bluff of those who had proclaimed to have a good grasp of English, by introducing them to me. They would stutter a bit and try and muster the word 'hello' then Cassie would berate them in Amharic for being phonies.
By midnight I had been invited to an all day food and drink party the following day and although I had been thinking about ...
... requires the help of the driver to secure the doors in their proper place. Mostly cuz the door handles
are not all that. Usually just a
mess of wires sits where a radio once lay. Maybe. Most
times you pray that the car will start after each time it comes to a stop at a
traffic light. After, of course,
praying that the brakes work well enough that you don’t go flying through an
intersection. Seatbelts? Ha! While ...
We had a three hour layover in Addis Ababa and met Todd shortly after our arrival.
It took Todd as long to get from Bukavu, RDC to Addis Ababa as it did for us to get there from Toronto.
Weather is moderate - about 22C when we arrived as the altitude is quite ...
... wilderness and not even missing it,
- discovering bit by bit that I just loved it and that it was an amazing safari,
- offered a 2 year contract starting from April but I told them I will let them know very soon, as I first want to go home and think about it but also because I have some other job interviews coming up...
Back in Maun, the city where the company is based so where I would be living, also the ' I don't know if I could live here cause ...
A short drive to Abyata-Shala National Park which has two lakes, Abyata and Shala. We do a short game walk and quickly see a spot a few ostrich, antelope and wort hogs and a few birds. Most of the big game have been driven out of ethiopia by government allowing herd farming in national parks; today, what is left, share grazing land with cows, goats and sheep. We drive to another lake where the flamingos hang out, there are ...