Well these two just make me look good… I shot these yesterday here in Rwanda of a couple of wee boys who have a great time together.
One of the boys Mum’s studies and works at No.41 (more about them soon) so he gets to spend the day hanging out with his buddy Mo and his Mum who made the shoot a lot easier with her behind me antics (she worked up a sweat!)… aren’t they gorgeous happy boys?!
Well to be honest I haven’t really been settled anywhere for the past 2 years and have essentially lived out a of a backpack with no fixed abode – its been an adventure! Moving somewhere new isn’t a huge drama – except those loved ones you leave behind each time. I am incredibly excited to be moving to Ethiopia and building a new place to call home. For now just a weeks stopover to meet some amazing colleagues, a new school, position & start setting big goals for the year. Then back to Rwanda for the remainder of summer before settling into life in Ethiopia in late July!
I thought I would dig up a couple of old images from the time I spent traveling to see a small part of Ethiopia in 2010 which blew me away! As you can imagine I am looking forward to get back to the rich culture, amazing food and people and throw myself into everything the country has to offer and learn so much more. I hope over the coming months and years I can break down some of the misconceptions you may have about Ethiopia and the images that come to mind when you think of this part of Africa.
I will start here…
Creativity & entrepreneurial – handmade & for sale – cool shades!
Tucked away in a hidden cave… in the hands of an 80 year old who climbed like spiderman up the cliff
Stepping into the light from a church in Lalibela
Beautiful children in the golden end of day light
Taking a break
On a journey
Can’t wait to step away from the ‘tourist’ type shots and show you some everyday Ethiopia!