• Arba Minch to Turmi and Buska Lodge

    (27.04.23) It was a most uncomfortable night for Sue who woke in the early hours of the morning feeling hot and unwell and chose to sleep on the cooler floor beside the bed and out of the protection of the mosquito net. Of course, the mozzies did not miss such a golden opportunity and opted… Continue Reading

  • Bahir Dar to Arba Minch

    (26.04.23) Today was a leisurely start to catch our flight from Bahir Dar to Arba Minch via Addis Ababa. Breakfast was consumed by 8 am and I spent the rest of the time adding to the blog before boarding our mini-bus to the airport by 10.30 am. The twenty-minute drive to the airport was the… Continue Reading

  • Addis Ababa

    20.04.23 (on our way) Today we were flying from Heathrow Terminal 2 to Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa on a late 9.30 pm flight so for once we could afford to wake at a reasonable hour and complete any necessary preparations for departing at our leisure. We prefer to be at the airport early… Continue Reading

  • An Unsettled Spring

    The day after I flew back to the UK (the 20th of March) I had a morning appointment for another eye injection in Leicester and an afternoon appointment for physiotherapy in Harborough. Later that evening I started to feel unwell with a runny nose and a hacking, tickly cough. I had picked up a bug… Continue Reading