“Be careful who’s advice you take but be patient with those who dispense it.” Every traveller has a window in any destination or stop-off point within which to experience and consequentially formulate an impression. Factors largely unrelated to the particular spot, however, become intrinsically linked to the experience
Our last day in Ethiopia differed from other such days when borders were crossed. We were 160km from the Sudanese border and to a man we felt that we needed a break from Ethiopia. The kids who chased the bikes constantly screaming for money as we cycled north also began to throw stones.