Gonder Local Customs

  • PRIVATE COFFEE CEREMONY
    PRIVATE COFFEE CEREMONY
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    BEGIN OF PRIVATE COFFEE CEREMONY
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  • AT FOUR SISTER RESTAURANT COFFEE CEREMONY
    AT FOUR SISTER RESTAURANT COFFEE...
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    COFFEE CEREMONY

    by hanspeter_W. Written Nov 21, 2012
    PRIVATE COFFEE CEREMONY
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    WHAT YOU NEVER SHOUL D MISS IS A TYPCIAL COFFEE CEREMONY WITH VERY BEAUITIFUL COFFEE TASTING..IF YOU ARE LUCKY LIKE ME YOU GET INVITED BY FRIENDS TO THEIR HOMES..OTHERWISE YOU CAN SEE IT IN TOURIST RESTAURANT OR TOURIST SPOTS
    HERE SOME PICS FROM MY PERSONAL ATTENDED COFFEE CEREMONY

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    DO NOT PUT YOUR NAPKIN ON THE PLATE!

    by DAO Updated Oct 30, 2011

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    NO !
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    After you have finished your meal you may, out of habit, place your napkin on your plate. Do not do it here! If there is any food left, the restaurant will give this to poor people after they close. If you put the napkin on it – they won’t. It is a really hard habit to break, but please remember to leave your napkin on the table when you finish.

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    Wash your hands before lunch

    by SirRichard Written Feb 18, 2007

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    Me in the mirror :-)

    As eating with your fingers is the local custom in all Ethiopia, washing your hand before is a real must. All restaurants have a fountain/tap outside so you can wash your hands before/after lunch.

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    Table football

    by SirRichard Written Feb 17, 2007

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    Playing at the streets

    This is one of the few "western" games I saw children play here. It seemed to be very popular and tables were always in the streets, outside bars and cafes.

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    Eating corn

    by SirRichard Written Feb 16, 2007

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    selling corn

    If you arrive by bus, you will have the chance to see these girls selling corn at the stops. Many people buy it to have some pastime during the bus ride. It's a kind of roasted corn, hard.

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