Friday June 5th – Departing Dubai for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – In and around Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with The Adera Foundation

Friday morning we departed Dubai for our destination of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. On takeoff, Dubai was shrouded by blowing sand from the Arabian desert as well as stifling 110 degree heat. We were happy to be heading to Addis Ababa … Continue reading

Thursday June 4th – Touring Dubai’s Blue Mosque thursday enroute to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Thursday June 4th – Upon arrival to Dubai, for an overnight layover before we make our way to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, we toured Dubai’s famed Blue Mosque. The ladies were asked to wear the traditional abaya’s (long black overdress) and the … Continue reading

Thursday June 4th – “Get out of the van!” in Dubai – In and around Ethiopia with The Adera Foundation

Destination Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Thursday June 4th – Our 15 hour flight went smoothly, arriving Thursday at 12:15pm Dubai time (3:15am CST). So, with our bodies feeling like 3am and our minds taking in the bright and sunny 109 degree skies … Continue reading