Category Archives: Trips and walks

First blog anniversary

Today “Basket to Ethiopia” is one year old. A little more than a year ago I started the Baskeet documentation project and on the 20th of October 2011 I started this blog with a post on baskets, the Baskeet language … Continue reading

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“Have a safe trip, my mother!”

Addis Ababa is constantly changing. And every visit to this city means learning again to orient yourself. Of course, not all innovations and changes are positive but some of them have made life much easier in the past years. Often … Continue reading

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Postcards from the field

I love sending (and receiving) postcards. However, when you travel to Ethiopia, especially to remote areas, postcards are hard to come by.  Some postcards on floppy paper and with fading colours are usually available in hotels and “touristy” shops in … Continue reading

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