Ethiopia · Taxi

Tips for Becoming the Best Taxi Fighter

I didn’t know what to call this post. I hope the name fits fine. I have been fighting my way to work and back home almost every day for four years. As time goes by, you get to learn a trick or two as to how to get into a taxi effectively. This post is for all…… Continue reading Tips for Becoming the Best Taxi Fighter

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Africa · Ethiopia · People · Taxi

A Solution to the Minibus Taxis

If you are a middle class Ethiopian citizen, you are well familiar with the Minibus taxis. They’re blue on the bottom, white on top, serve 12 people at a time legally (up to 20 illegally), and has a redat or helper, who always has half of his body out of the window yelling, most commonly,…… Continue reading A Solution to the Minibus Taxis

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Africa · Ethiopia · Pictures · Ramdom · Taxi

Pimp My Taxi

Now-a-days, thanks to MTV Arabia bringing all MTV [America] shows toEthiopia, people are actually advancing to some extent. Especially Minibus Taxis. This is just great! You walk into a minibus or even the contract taxis and you feel like you are experiencing your own “Pimp My Ride!” You jump from one taxi to another to…… Continue reading Pimp My Taxi

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Africa · Ethiopia · Food · Language · People · Taxi

A Guide to Visitors

When visiting Ethiopia for the first time, if you are not from an African country, you will definitely be affected by culture shock. Some would be normal to you because you’ve probably heard a lot about them before. All of these are true, at least from my perspective, and they are also funny. I hope you enjoy…… Continue reading A Guide to Visitors

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To Whom It May Concern

This is an official letter to you and whoever else that you might have invited to read with you. i.e. It’s for everyone! I am probably the most recognized in town; the coolest. I’m more popular than anything in Ethiopia. I really don’t care about you or anyone else for that matter. I will hurt…… Continue reading To Whom It May Concern

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Ethiopia · People · Taxi

Best and Worst Moments with the Minibus Taxi

As every other Ethiopian, I’ve had some really good and sometimes really BAD moments in the minibus. But I’m not gonna keep calling it minibus anymore; everyone calls it taxi, it IS taxi! Let’s start with the bad, shall we? Bad Moments 1-     I’ll start with one that is maybe a little simpler. We’ve all experienced “WAR”…… Continue reading Best and Worst Moments with the Minibus Taxi

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