An Ethiopian Diary: Day 1

Travel and art, art and travel: They go together, and my eye sees composition all around me upon my arrival in Addis Ababa. The mud meets metal, bamboo, eucalyptus, building material, with skyscrapers and a brand new light rail system. It’s a city of contrasts, to say the least. Throw in my foreign self, and the juxtaposition is a bit much — but then again, this is why we travel. To look at things differently, to let our eyes and mind be surprised. It’s exhilarating, it’s exhausting; like the city itself, your interpretations are a bag of contrasts.

A composition, to say the least.

More layers …

Well, you don’t see that every day …

Puppies find rest and shade.

 

She’s a beauty, but look all around her. The eye has much to take in.

While the city has a brand new light rail system, more traditional forms of people movers still abound.

And the new light rail. Addis Ababa, it’s a changin’ …

2017-04-10T13:26:18+00:00 January 26th, 2016|Ethiopia 2016, Travel|1 Comment

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  1. Ann January 26, 2016 at 6:24 pm - Reply

    Stephanie,
    I love your pictures!

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