Team 1 are arriving home today! Here is the last day update from their time in Ethiopia.
Early Sunday morning we left for our last stop in Bahir Dar. We left at 6 am so missed the hotel breakfast. Instead we stopped along the way at a great coffee shop.
We were surprised at how much greener this area was in comparison to how dry the rest of the country had been. We saw fields of rice, onion and garlic. Once we arrived in Bahir Dar, we had a boat ride on beautiful Lake Tana. We stopped a few times and took in some sites on an island (one of 10). Lunch was at a great place on the lake shore.
We had an afternoon flight to Addis and since we checked in early, we were able to get in a few games of Euchre.
We got our 10 bags of luggage that had been stored for us on arrival to the international terminal. We rearranged our coffee and left some of it with Lali. We had no issues getting our coffee through; in fact most of us had more than 10 kg-the unofficial limit according to Lali.
After a quick fuel stop in Rome, we landed in D.C. about 18 hours after leaving Ethiopia. Three of our team had a very quick turnaround but made their connections as the doors were closing. We are already missing the warm sunny weather as get a cold blast every time a for its opened. It is so good to be back home again. Thanks again for all your comments and prayers.