Ethiopia I – Border Sudan to Addis First big change after the border: beer! Traditional houses shortly after Metema The hills start Relaxing in the shade during the midday heat Woman carry here everything Beautiful landscape, but steep hills Burned trucks from recent protests Wild camping on the hills before Gondar Always going up... ...and up... ...and the kids followed us. The views got better and better... ...and it also got cooler. Finally first rain for us for months. Tanya saying 'good bye' to her guitar. Gondar, our first stop. 'Tankwa' boats of the fishermen. Kim and Tim's village at Lake Tana Small fisherman island on Lake Tana. Beautiful huts at Kim and Tim's village... ...and nice dogs. Fish eagle looking for food Enjoying the lake Lazy cat... she was always sleeping there. Our amazing campsite at Kim and Tim's village Birds everywhere Sunrise at the harbor in Delgi. Taking the boat over the lake... ...in the most comfortable way! Lunch break at Dek Island Kids and people everywhere... ...and following us also everywhere. Quiet churches at Zege peninsula... ...with colorful paintings inside. Strange birds everywhere... ...called 'Black and white casqued hornbill'. The peninsula is home to thousands of butterflies. Market in Zege... ...with lots of fruits and vegetables. Old bridge to the 'Blue Nile Falls'... ..this bridge is from 1626. Even in dry season very impressive. Lots of water running down A more modern bridge... ...but the donkeys don't like it... ... and Tanya enjoys the show. That was a good shower! View from the top. Streets of Bahir Dar... ...with lots of shoe cleaners. Our favorite drink: avocado juice. Taking the bus from Bahir Dar to Addis Ababa. School kids seen from the bus. The Nile gorge from the bus Very steep, but beautiful.