Our tour leader just warned us that wi-fi will probably be non-existent in the south, so
I'm going to write another post that I can download in Addis.
Dave and I celebrated our 36th anniversary the other night; we had a great Ethiopian
Feast and we provided wine and beer to all our fellow travelers!
Here is one of our (compulsory) armed guards on the bus in the mountains, getting his first exposure to an iPad...
These young boys were serenading us beside the bus with homemade instruments made from empty water bottles; of course, Dave bought one!
The national bread, Injera, is sort of like a soft taco; you use it to scoop up various meats and vegetables.
Camels in the streets...
Stone bells at one of the monasteries...
Old-style 2 story houses near the carved churches
We were in Gondar for the Timket Festival, the Ethiopian equivalent of Epiphany.
This is one of the biggest celebrations in the country, and takes place in each town and village.
Replicas of the Ark of the Covenant are paraded around and there is much singing
Our handsome Hungarian guide, Lajos.....