Monthly Archives: October 2010

Chinese Friends…

On Friday we were out enjoying bayanatu and injera at Elsa’s Restaurant when another couple of “ferenji” (foreigners) came in. It is very rare to see any other foreigners in Abi Adi so we soon got chatting. Here is Lee … Continue reading

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On The Buses

On Friday we went over to Mekelle again for the weekend. This time it was our first journey on an Ethiopian bus. We arrived at the bus station in Abi Adi and quickly found the bus to Mekelle, getting a … Continue reading

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School Visits

This week, Gareth and I visited some local schools. We started at two schools in our town of Abi Adi and then went further afield into some rural areas to see some schools there. We used the time to get … Continue reading

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A request to our readers

Hello everyone! We have been in Abi Adi for one month now and we are settling in nicely. We hope you are enjoying the blog and we will add some pictures of our home, the town and the college soon. … Continue reading

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Going for a walk = Lots of children!

Yesterday we went for a little walk around a newer part of town near the college. In recent years the town has really expanded outwards and there are many new and unfinished houses just around the corner so we decided … Continue reading

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Meet the Staff #2

This is Abraham. He is a Physics Instructor at the college and is also the Cluster Co-ordinator, which means he works to support the surrounding schools. He lives on the college campus and he and his wife also have a … Continue reading

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Teff

Here’s the answer to the question from last week… The crop is Tef / Teff which is a cereal grain native to the northern Ethiopian Highlands of Northeast Africa. It is used to make injera, the staple food of Ethiopia. … Continue reading

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