A walk from behind Abebe Bikila Stadium towards Piazza – Addis Abeba, Ethiopia
Welcome to north west part of town. Addis Ababa has stolen my heart. It is a safe city without guns or knife stickups. Pickpockets are skilled and leave you with your pockets empty but your soul intact. People go about their business as usual but are keen to help if you need it. On this day, 7th of January, streets were almost empty because of Ethiopian Christmas.
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The day before Christmas
January 6. Streets were busy and everyone was getting ready for Leddet (Christmas or literally birthday).
The price of a whole sheep before Christmas has tripled in only three years and now cost as much as a teacher’s salary.
January 7. Christmas day
Well you got the names, now see for yourself at http://mapsof.net/addis-ababa