Lalibela, Aksum, and Addis (again)....Getting over a German April 22nd 2007 Before I start this blog, I have noticed that in my other two there is one serious ommision....Ferenji fever. With the exception of Addis my days have been filled by little children, and some adults in rural areas, shouting 'You You!...Ferenji' at me, with some of the more enterprising adding 'Give me money'. I try to handle it with poise and good grace, but it is fucking hard...as (unknowingly a ... read more
Africa » Ethiopia » Addis Ababa Region » Addis Ababa Unique among African countries, the ancient Ethiopian monarchy maintained its freedom from colonial rule, with the exception of the 1936-41 Italian occupation during World War II. In 1974 a military junta, the Derg, deposed Emperor Haile SELASSIE (wh... ... read more
Join, well not literally, my good friend Dave (from Worksop College - there you go big Roy, this bit of free advertising should make up for the whole failure as a Cricket Scholar thing lol) and myself as we travel our way from Egypt, through the Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, all the way to South Africa; and witness all our, probably drug fueled as they involve Dave, adventures.
My aim is very similar to Cecil Rhodes', I want the entire map of Africa to be pink....well its more of a red colour actually, but you get the idea.
Daves gone for a bit....join me!
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