Daily diary

Day 20

Day 20 – Our last day in Ethiopia – Richard   Our time in Ethiopia came to end today. Over the last three weeks we have travelled over 1500 km by bus and seen so much that makes Ethiopia the … Continue reading

Day 19

Day 19 – Bahir Dar to Addis – Katie and Lucy After a nice early start of 5am, we were on the bus and on our way from  Bahir Dar going back to Addis Ababa. Most of us were fast … Continue reading

Day 18

Day 18 – Our final day in Bahir Dar – Natasha and Ryan So the time has come for our final day in Bahir Dar. Our time here has flown by and we are all so sad to leave. This … Continue reading

Day 17

Day 17 – The big move – Katie and Matthew Following the decision to move the Centre to a new location we all awoke this morning full of excitement and apprehension about whether we will comnplete it all in one … Continue reading

Day 16

Day 16 – The Blue Nile Falls – Joe and Ellen We all awoke with exitement as the night before we were informed by Griff that we were heading to the the Blue Nile Falls, the second biggest falls in … Continue reading

Day 15

Day 15 – More from Bahir Dar – Jacob and Rachel  The day began with another early awakening, but instead of getting straight to work, we took a boat out onto Lake Tana to find the hippos that inhabit the … Continue reading

Day 14

Day 14 – Working at Shimbet – Frank and Charlotte This morning there was no need for an alarm clock, as we were awoken by the 6.30 call to prayer(didridoo playing). Having stumbled down to breakfast, we sat eating our … Continue reading

Day 13

Day 13 – Working at Shimbet school – Kirsty Today we returned to our early starts and were up for breakfast at the hotel at 7. It seems that in the Ghion hotel all they have is eggs, eggs or … Continue reading

Day 12

Day 12 – Our first day in Bahir Dar – Natasha So today was our first day in Bahir Dar. After our adventures in the Simien Mountains we all deserved a rest so were given a  lie in (which obviously … Continue reading

Day 11

Day 11 – From the Simiens to Bahir Dar – Katie and Sophie An early start was only the first challenge in what turned out to be a long but largely relaxing day. Katie finding the other half of her … Continue reading