(3 posts in December, 2008)Back

Christmas Vacations

28 December, 2008 | 0 COMMENTS

So I'll try to summarise my last week, what we got up to. We left on Monday Morning to catch an early flight to a town called Dira Dawa. One of the things I love most about Ethiopian vacations is that doing little or no planning is not a problem. This time around, Brian and I had booked our flights, and nothing else. We caught a taxi into town and dandered about for an hour or two, trying to find things to see, or places to stay; unfortunately Brian had forgotten his Ethiopia Guide book. D...

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Christmas Time!

26 December, 2008 | 0 COMMENTS

So it's now Christmas time, school finished up for the year yesterday. I'm not sure whether the students or teachers were more excited. Many of the other teachers are going away to exciting and exotic locations all around the world. Some are travelling home, some on holidays. Not many are actually staying in Ethiopia! Brian and I have finalised our plans for the break; we leave on Monday to a town called Harrar, in the east of the country. We'll stay for a few days there; one of the main attract...

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Grade 7 Dinner

11 December, 2008 | 0 COMMENTS

So it's now well into December and Christmas break is approaching fast. Time here at Bingham seems to go by so much faster getting close to a break and now is no different. Teachers here are organising what to do over the break; Brian and I are still figuring out some things to do, and are hoping to take a trip over Christmas day, before his Dad arrives. As far as my bike goes, no more news unfortunately, I'm still living in hope! Last Saturday we had the Horizon boys club in the morning. We ...

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