Salambo in Addis

Salambo discovering Ethiopia

The gem in the gemstones

I have to start talking about the people I meet in Addis. Like many foreigners, we tend to regroup together at the start, but slowly we “branch out” to get … Continue reading

March 28, 2012 · 4 Comments

Contemporary dance made in Ethiopia: the great Melaku Belay

As I discovered since moving here, Ethiopia has a unique dance culture…..Dance is everywhere. A dinner in a traditional restaurant is always accompanied by live singers and musicians known as … Continue reading

March 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

The contrasting land of consumerism

When people in Addis, expats and Ethiopians alike, need to seriously shop, they go to Dubai. It is the nearest Westernised city, which serves as a shopping hub for Africa … Continue reading

March 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

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