Addis Ababa Ethiopia

I finally arrived in Addis on Monday morning after a 13-hour flight wearing the same clothes I had worn from home on Friday! Yikes. I’d been planning how I could clean up and change clothes in a bathroom (I tried to channel Mr. Bean changing from his suit into a bathing suit on a public … More Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Abu Simbel

This morning we rose at 4:00 a.m. to travel to southernmost Egypt bordering on Sudan. I watched the moon set–which was almost as gorgeous as the setting sun!   Abu Simbel was built by Ramsses II, who enjoyed an unusually long reign from 1279 to 1213–66 years–and is thought to have been 90 when he died. … More Abu Simbel