This might be a good chance to write about our weekends here.
There is not really that much to do … after 2 years, we have visited pretty much all out-of-town weekend spots and found them too be more hassle than exploration.
There is a movie theater that shows recent Hollywood movies, even in 3D, for cheap, but I usually catch a bunch of fleas from there, so we are not doing that anymore.
With the impending soccer match Ethiopia - Nigeria today, we received a security advisory to stay clear of the city center.
As for TV, we never felt like spending 100USD per month for DSTV. For a while our SAT dish picked up Nile-sat, which has 500 channels, mainly in Arabic or Hebrew. So ‘TV” actually comes from hard drive, which is nice since this kid hardly knows TV commercials.
But he was more interested in his book anyways …
e·piph·a·nyiˈpifənē/ noun/ 1. the manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles as represented by the Magi (Matthew 2:1-12).
Time to move on ...
The end of the year is nigh ...
When I was a kid, there were no guards at the school gate, let alone those armed with AK-47s !
The highway is my soccer field.
Meanwhile ... And this is the pre-construction traffic!
To acclimatize to Addis one must first learn to give up control. Failure to do so may result in a total loss of sanity.
Morning commute. Mind you, this is not the country side, this is the city center of Ethiopia's capital!
Here comes the flood ... Local school kids on their way home.