Watch out goat – the good times are over

Categories: All things Cultured, Animals, Ethiopia, Random Thoughts

Up until Easter last weekend, most Ethiopians had been fasting for the previous 55 days…kinda like Lent, but stricter and longer… they basically don’t eat anything until 6pm each day (some break their fast at 3pm), and then even after that they won’t eat any meat or meat by-products.  I haven’t really understood the reasoning – some … Read More

Hanging in the Rift

Categories: Animals, Ethiopia, Exploring the World, Nature, Photography

So I finally got a chance to go out to the Rift valley this weekend – although it wasn’t really intentional.  We were supposed to be on a flight to Harar (a walled Muslim city from the at least the 12th century), but Ethiopian Airlines gave us the wrong time… they gave me an itinerary … Read More