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Flying Ethiopian

Flying Ethiopian

Sunday, April 15, 2012. 12:00 pm: Juliet and I call Ethiopian Airlines and ask to change our flight from Lalibela to Addis from Tuesday the 17th to Monday the 16th. We love Lalibela, but we had arrived a day earlier than planned (since we had to skip out of ATM-less Axum a day early) and … Continue reading

Eating Ethiopian

Eating Ethiopian

Ethiopian food is so delicious that it deserves its own post. For anyone that hasn’t had it, a traditional Ethiopian meal usually consists of a large circular injera (sour bread made from teff flour) with a selection of salads and wots (spicy meat or vegetable stews) spooned on top of it. You eat with your … Continue reading

A little more Lalibela

A little more Lalibela

Juliet and I arrived in Lalibela on Good Friday, and went straight to the main cluster of churches, where we saw a sea of white shawls spilling out of the churches and dotting the ledges above. The churches are carved into the mountains and surrounded by narrow passageways and oddly-shaped crevices and then, when you … Continue reading