Salambo in Addis

Salambo discovering Ethiopia

St Patrick’s in Addis

With the numerous Irish Diaspora scattered in the four corners of the World, the celebration of St Patrick, patron saint of Ireland, on the 17th of March, has become a … Continue reading

March 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Old and new Harar

I spent two days wandering around Harar, enjoying its bustling atmosphere and unique culture. I quickly realised  why I liked the city so much: I could walk around at leisure, … Continue reading

March 21, 2013 · 5 Comments

Harar and Rimbaud

Before Dire Dawa and the train line were built, Harar was a major trading centre on the Eastern route between the Red Sea and the Abyssinian high-plateau. It was and … Continue reading

March 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Addis “Women First” 5 kms Run

Running is the national sport in Ethiopia as can testify the many gold medals Ethiopian runners won at the Olympic games or World championships. Running is one of the few … Continue reading

March 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

French legacy in Dire Dawa

There’s nothing like a trip outside the city to lift up one’s spirit again. This time, we went East to Dire Dawa and Harar, the famed walled city, home of … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · 2 Comments

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