Road Trip (Part 2)

This gallery contains 10 photos.

After finishing up in Lake Ziway, we took the road further south towards Shashamane and Hawassa.  About an hour or so south of Lake Ziway, we stopped off at the Abijatta-Shalla National Park.  The Park, which was initially founded and … Continue reading


Road Trip! (Part 1)

This gallery contains 13 photos.

Ok, so here is finally my post about the weekend trip to Hawassa I took with Abinet, Medi and Jeanette a couple of weeks ago.  I meant to write about it back then but time flew by.  I’m currently sitting … Continue reading


Goodbye Ethiopia….(for now)

This gallery contains 7 photos.

So we are leaving Ethiopia today.  We’re sitting in the departures section of the airport, in fact!  The international terminal had good internet, and while I download a few kindle books for the long flight, I thought I’d write a … Continue reading

Ethiopian Jazz

Here is the clip, as promised, of the Ethiopian Jazz I saw last Wednesday night – i.e. the eve of Meskel.  This was at the Taitu Hotel in Piassa – Ethiopia’s first ever Hotel, opened by the Empress herself.  Enjoy!  Not that I’m an expert or anything, but it really was great jazz!