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Eating "kitfo" with injera  

Eating "kitfo" with injera

Ethiopia 1/3: Addis Ababa

October 18th 2015
My visit to Ethiopia started in Addis Ababa, which means New Flower in Amharic. With more than 3 million people, it’s the capital and largest city of the only African country that wasn't colonized during the end of the 19th century and beginning of 20th century, when greedy European countries (F, GB, P, I, D, B, E) invaded most of Africa for their own benefit. The Italians tried to colonize the ... read more
Africa » Ethiopia » Addis Ababa Region

Ethiopian Flag 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
19th October 2015

Love Ethiopian food!
I used to visit an Ethiopian restaurant in San Francisco with incredible little mounds of different veggies and grains on that great, sourdough-tasting injera--you lucky duck! How nice to meet up with a couple of Addis Ababans and get to share your beloved Curaçao a bit. It sounds as if from the attention you got from the touts and guides that it's clear they see you as a tourist. Well, at least you're not being stared at as in Asia.

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