That's a jet-laggy look on my face...not a reaction to the beer...there are still Christmas decorations up everywhere; Ethiopia runs on a different calendar than we do and their Christmas was the 8th of January.
AA is a huge sprawly city of 3+ million, in the middle of a big building spurt; every
3rd site is under construction, bankrolled mainly by the Chinese and the Arabs.
The people are gorgeous, both men and women...very refined features reflecting their Arabic/Asian roots. It's hard together pictures of them, but I'll try in the days to come. A few pix from our visits today...
Haile Selassi's tomb
Archdeacon of St. George's cathedral, showing us the chanting done during their services
Our trusty bus, in this year's "in" color...
Selassi's lion, with Margy (and Dave)
And the view from our hotel...
This is a trial post, to see if my software will work...we fly north tomorrow, and we'll have better photos to share. But apparently not Internet connection!
Till the next time we do...