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Exploring the city and countryside

February 14

 

Ryan Wubben and I spent the afternoon exploring the city and driving north of Addis Ababa in to the country.

 

The city was full of the hustle and bustle of a major city but it quickly gave way to the open fields of farm land. It appeared that they mostly raised cows, and goats. There was little fencing and cattle were free to cross the road at any time.

 

One of the things I really noticed was how people really tried to add color to their homes. We would see a farm house made of small trees and mud, with a bright red door frame or windows. The major roads were also well done, but many of the streets are narrow, and traffic, although not a total free, for all speeds by people walking in the streets rather close. I can see why 50% of Black lions ED patients are from traumas.

 

Read more:

 

5/06/2010The Ethiopian Project
2/20/2010The Last Day
2/19/2010An African Adventure
2/18/2010Teaching Ethiopian Nurse/Medics Day 2
2/17/2010Teaching Ethiopian Nurse/Medics Day 1
2/16/2010The many challenges of working in an Ethiopian ER
2/15/2010Talking about Emergency Medicine
2/14/2010Arrived safe and sound
2/14/2010Exploring the city and countryside
2/12/2010Heading out

Date Published: 02/14/2010

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