Tomoca Coffee Shop, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

“TO.MO.CA. Coffee Pvt. Ltd. Co. a family owned coffee‐roasting company was established in 1953 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The company’ name is abbreviated from the ItalianTorrefazione Moderna Café, which directly translates modern coffee roasting.TO.MO.CA. Coffee is the leading and the first coffee company based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.”

http://www.tomocacoffee.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=47&Itemid=2

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National Museum of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

“The National Museum of Ethiopia (NME), also referred to as the Ethiopian National Museum, is a national museum in Ethiopia. It is located in the capital, Addis Ababa, near the Addis Ababa University‘s graduate school.

famous of which is “Lucy,” the partial skeleton of a specimen of Australopithecus afarensis. Recently added to the basement gallery is a display on Selam, found between 2000 and 2004. Estimated to be 3.3 million years old, this A. afarensis specimen is considered to be the earliest child.”

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Museum_of_Ethiopia

 

Holy Trinity Cathedral, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Holy Trinity Cathedral, known in Amharic as Kidist Selassie, is the highest ranking Orthodox cathedral in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It was built to commemorate Ethiopia’s liberation from Italian occupation and is the second most important place of worship in Ethiopia, after the Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion in Axum.”

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holy_Trinity_Cathedral_(Addis_Ababa)

 

Water Taxi, Dubai, UAE

Crossing the Dubai Creek by boat is a popular mode of transport for many city’s residents and tourists

Dubai Abras

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Palm Jumeirah Monorail, Dubai, UAE

The prices for the Palm Monorail tickets are as follows:

Single trip: 15 dirhams

Return trip: 25 dirhams

Palm Monorail Tickets

 

The Dubai Fountain, Dubai, UAE

The Dubai Fountain schedule

Afternoon Shows
Daily except Friday: 1:00pm & 1:30pm
Friday: 1:30pm & 2:00pm

Evening Shows
Daily: 6:00pm to 11:00pm
(Every 30 Minutes)

 

Key Facts & Figures

• World’s largest dancing fountain
• In sync with classical, Arabic and world music
• 1.5 million lumens of projected light
• Spray heights of up to 450 feet
• 22,000 gallons of airborne water
• Set in Burj Lake, right outside The Dubai Mall on Lower Ground Waterfront Promenade in the heart of Downtown Dubai.

http://www.thedubaimall.com/en/entertain/thedubaifountain.aspx