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Monday, 30th March, 2009:

We plowed our way through rain-sodden streets to Bokasso near Awassa to visit a project of the Solar Energy Foundation whose founder and chairman we had already met and interviewed in Addis Ababa.

Friday, 27th March, 2009:

We have visited the school project of the association “Akaki” from Dresden in the town of Akaki ( We spend one day there and talked to the rector, teachers, pupils and cleaners.

Tuesday, 24th March, 2009:

Unbelievable: our EEEPC is with us again. We could have send it back to Europe or scrap it but we found a geek who would reanimate it with a soldering iron and some condensers.

Saturday, 14th March, 2009:

After working a lot for our project in Mekele, traveling some kilometers by hitch hiking and having lots of time for thinking on the passes of the Ethiopian Highlands we arrived Addis Ababa. Here some work of repair and organization of visa matters await us.

Saturday, 7th March, 2009:

From Hawzeni we are organizing our project connected to the sub-surface-dam project of the engineers without borders group from Muenster. There are a lot of interesting people to meet and talk to and the daily work of the two engineers from Muenster has to be filmed. To put it another way: finally our trip takes a turn and we have other tasks than cycling now – both exhausting and inspiring.