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Ethiopia: The Last Days of the Trip

Due to travel sickness, most of the last days were spent at the hotel, simply reading or resting. Even if I hadn’t been sick, the opportunities to travel outside the city were limited since she had to work during the day. Otherwise I would have loved to go visit Gondar and Lalibela, as well . . . → Read More: Ethiopia: The Last Days of the Trip

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Ethiopia, Day Two: An Adventurous Walk and a Near Swindle

Today was an adventurous day. I walked all the way up Mount Entoto and saw the sites along the way, rode mini-buses, and nearly got ripped off at a shady coffee house!

I decided to walk toward Mount Entoto after the taxis asked for nearly $40 for a one-way trip there (insanely expensive even . . . → Read More: Ethiopia, Day Two: An Adventurous Walk and a Near Swindle

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Ethiopia, Day One

Ethiopia

Ethiopia is a country located near the Horn of Africa. Mountainous and elevated, this country has a long and proud history, and is one of the only countries to have retained its independence even through the heavy colonization of Africa. The country is located between the desert country of Sudan to the west . . . → Read More: Ethiopia, Day One

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Ho Chi Minh and Siem Reap

Location: Siem Reap; local time: 9:55 pm, December 16, 2009.

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Today marks one full week in Southeast Asia! The time has been passing by fast, but it also feels like we’ve spent much more than a week here.

In the morning, I took an hour to visit some of the . . . → Read More: Ho Chi Minh and Siem Reap

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