Walking around the center of Addis Ababa we spotted a notice board that announced job openings. People were swarming around the notice board. The commotion caught our attention, so we walked toward it only to find the name of the college next to the job board. CPU College of Business … more »
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Ethiopia: the delightful vegetarian platters, the rock hewn churches of Lalibela, the simple living of villages like Gorgora, super vibrant Addis Ababa…
While in Ethiopia indulge yourself in unique flavors, sounds and sights!
All aboard! So where are we going again?!
Back when we were in Ethiopia, the final leg of our journey was from Lalibela to Addis Ababa, we went through check-in and security. At security they stopped and stared at the apple keyboard I was carrying. “What is this ?” “It’s a keyboard”… “What do you do with this … more »
Travel to my Country 2/4: Africa & The Middle-East
Following the collaborative article exploring different places around Asia and Australia, we now present you travel suggestions within Africa and The Middle East. Some of the countries might not sound like the most popular or obvious destinations for a trip, but that is exactly what this post is all about … more »
1 year on the road today!
Today, we completed one year since we left Dubai! Happy we-left-Dubai anniversary! Moving out from the United Arab Emirates meant quitting our jobs, emptying our rental apartment, selling almost everything we used to own and starting to explore the world with more time. Just the two of us. This year … more »
Get the cool shoe shine!
Walking the streets of Addis Ababa you can easily notice that Ethiopians are not shy when it comes to get creative in order to make a living. Shoe shining is quite a popular activity in the capital city’s streets. I guess they like their shoes neat and shinny! This is … more »
Gondar in Ethiopia, is a city that offers you a look at some rich history and a trip to Lake Tana – one of the largest lakes on the planet. This is Fasiladas Bath, where the royals would jump in from the building in the middle. But, ONLY the royals … more »
I’m the King of the World!
We’ve been traveling continuously for more than 6 months and meeting these kids in Lake Tana, Ethiopia, is still one of the highlights of our travels. With zero inhibitions and a passion for raw fun, they stripped off their clothes, rolled in the mud and jumped into the lake as … more »
He lives in a cave in Lalibela, Ethiopia
Lalibela is an amazing place! Famous for its monolithic churches made in the 12th-13th century. We were excited to run around in these massive rock structures popularly known as the Petra of Africa. The churches are really impressive but what was more impressive was this monk who was watching the … more »
Murals with Metaphors
A 13th century orthodox Christian mural in Gorgora, Ethiopia. There was a wedding at the Church on the day that we happened to visit. The orthodox cross on top of the church is made out of ostrich eggs! The ancient carpets are full of lice, fleas and other amazing creatures. … more »
Gorgora: a village by Lake Tana in ETHIOPIA
Read about our stay in Gondar, from where we took this day trip to the village of Gorgora! Upon arrival to Gondar in Northern Ethiopia we met Yohanne’s, a “self-trained” guide that makes a living suggesting hotels and guiding you on activities around town, despite the fact that there is … more »