This weekend I went out to Hosanna with four other trainees and a current PCT to be “demystified.” Long story short…I was. We left Addis on Saturday in a minibus and four to five hours later, after two stops had been taken, we arrived in Hosanna. The countryside was beautiful…
But the inside of our minibus was not! Once in Hosanna, we had a romantic dinner by candlelight because a storm knocked the power out. The next day we “explored” Hosanna and pretty much just loitered around town. Our first stop was at a little cafe that made incredible mango smoothies. It was also home to some of the cutest monkeys I have ever seen!
Day three was spent checking out the local schools. We went to a private primary school, a public primary school, and a college. A very academic day made awesome by the incredible ladies I was with.
That said, even they couldn’t save me from being sick the WHOLE TIME. Ethiopia, you win this first round. But I’m going to avoid eating injera…and I’m hoping I win round two : ) Wish me luck.