Avoiding Stones in Chencha February 10th 2007 On Friday, Clare and I took a local bus up to Chencha, after sitting on the bus for two hours in Arba Minch, waiting for it to fill up. We decided to get off at Dorze, and walk the rest of the way to Chencha as Clare had not been to Dorze before. The huts at Dorze are different to houses found elsewhere, and look like giant beehives.
The walk was pleasant, but unfortunately, accompanied by ... read more
Africa » Ethiopia » Southern Nations Region » Arba Minch 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
I am in my second year as a VSO volunteer in Ethiopia. Last year I worked as a Higher Diploma Leader at Robe Teachers' College; this year I am back in Robe but working in the Cluster Coordinating Unit - supporting teachers in local elementary schools. For more information about VSO, visit www.vso.org.uk.... full info