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Merry Christmas from Addis Ababa

My dream has finally come true. I’m in Africa! Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to be exact. Well, ok, the Addis Ababa part of it is far from a dream. To me the city seems like one big tragedy of humanity – a strange fuse of colonial and socialist architecture as well as tin-shacks that make up most of the small shops and all the slum dwellings. The city is overwhelming in many different ways – beggars, street hustlers, noise, pollution – a little of everything. Nevertheless, this is Africa! I have wanted to come here since I was a child and now I’m here at last. Continue reading

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