Ciao Ethiopia!

Here we are, right the day before my trip back to Europe.

Not easy to write down what these 4 months have been for me and how they changed my way to see the world. That’s why I will write down just a couple of considerations.

I finally understood how it feels like to be a foreigner, namely somebody who  is not considered as belonging to the society where he lives. I have been object of curiosity, jokes, weird attentions, threats, greetings, warm appreciations from people on the street by just hanging around here in the city. And despite everything, I have been more aware of my identity day by day. Most important, I discovered skills and strength I didn’t barely imagine to have, and that’s the main reason why I will always be grateful to have done this adventure.

Furthermore, although the spread poverty I saw some of the most beautiful smiles ever.

And mine ahead tomorrow night night isn’t that bad too 🙂

I leave you some testimonies of my last Ethiopian adventure before seeing you all in Europe! And Ethiopia, who knows, it’s a goodbye for now.

St. George's Cathedral

St. George’s Cathedral

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Kissing the Cathedral's wall #2

Kissing the Cathedral’s wall #2

Solidarity

Solidarity

With Lucy at the National Museum

With Lucy at the National Museum

Heading to Wenchi Mt

Heading to Wenchi Mt

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Village on the way to the Wonchi Lake

Village on the way to the Wonchi Lake

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Bunna time

Bunna time

An Orthodox priest

An Orthodox priest

Cherkos Monastery

Cherkos Monastery

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Luca, Thomas and I

Luca, Thomas and I

Back to the mainland

Back to the mainland

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Wonchi Lake

Wonchi Lake

Heading back by horse

Heading back by horse

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A presto,

Walter

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