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Awassa to Shashemene: A Pilgrim’s Progress and a Nude Mother Nature

Awassa. Her seductions are truly seductive to a lone cyclist. To linger is seemingly the only choice. But this cyclist was aware of another interesting town whose fame, mysticism, lenient laws about “da herb” had traversed its borders, and where … Continue reading

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Three gratitudes to Life, Song and Damp Clothes

If you ever ran away from certain death or grave injury like I did on my way to Awassa, you might have failed to realize the things that other mortals usually realize when they run, or ride, for fun. You … Continue reading

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