Living History in Ethiopia | HP

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By Don Mankin

The chanting of the two boys sitting under the tree reminded me of my Bar Mitzvah class over 60 years ago. The language was different - Amharic, not Hebrew - as was the religion - Ethiopian Orthodox, not Jewish - and the boys bore little resemblance to the pudgy, pasty pre-adolescent friends of my youth, but the sounds were eerily similar.

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It’s a privilege to travel among dignified Ethiopians

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Colobus monkey

By Damien Enright

As I write outdoors in this extensive hotel garden (€30 double b&b) my companions are two Colobus monkeys perched on a tree 30ft above me and a dozen yards away. They are big monkeys, and have vivid black and white coats which flow behind them as they swing from tree to tree.

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