A trail ride in Ethiopia was like being sucked into a time warp: clay huts next to the rivers, donkeys and horses gathering by the streams to drink water. No electricity, no cell phones. The way it was 3000 years ago. Living off the grid. No doubt we loved it.
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Trail riding in the Bale Mountains was the adventure of a life time: horse handlers who run as fast as galloping horses, forests full of cute monkeys and fields packed with fleas. In this sixth part of the seven-part-long story we give an account of the traditional huts we visited. You may read about our adventure from the beginning here.
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Trail riding in Ethiopia was amazing and hard at the same time, both physically and emotionally – especially coming to terms with the locals. Communication problems while travelling in Ethiopia got us by surprise.
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Having spent 7 days in the wilderness of the Ethiopian Bale Mountains, we reflect on what food to take camping. On top of that, we give an account of the unique animals and plants one may find only in this part of the world.
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Freezing temperatures near the equator, disappearing horses, awkward clothing and other things we did not expect during our epic horse riding in Ethiopia.
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My trail ride in the Ethiopian Bale Mountains was a lifetime experience in the deepest sense of these words. Even though I’m always trying to get off the beaten path, I have never thought it was possible to get that far off it.
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