toured a leprosy hospital (http://www.telecom.net.et/~tdalert/about_ethiopia.htm). its mission extended to post-treatment employment, maybe a lesson here for western medicine/hospital administration.
caught a minibus north.
hiked along waterfalls. overdosed on spongebread. ambled through slums. napped like crazy. hopped between twelfth-century island monasteries. rediscovered the source of the nile. flew through the countryside.
realized that the obama-supporter pejorative, "kool-aid drinker," originated from the jonesboro, guyana mass-suicide cult. a little extreme, but not without company.