As a white person with local friends-you are often invited to the most amazing locations-and when weekends role around-it is sometimes difficult to balance the rich experiences with the more poorer main populace experiences. Although there is much poverty in Ethiopia- one of the overlooked items is that there is also much wealth. So if you are going to live there for any length of time- you best bring some nice clothes along with your comfortable walking shoes.
As an example, I was most humbly invited to a delightful and intimate party at the following location.
(I chose not to use my personal photos here because they have lots of people in them -and this blog is public).
The second location many of you will recognize.