Just arrived in Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa on the morning of Aug 21st from Mumbai
The arrival hall at Bole Int'l. Clean and uncluttered. Generic glass and steel tubing terminal.
A lone VW on display.
I was surprised that the temperature was around 20 Celsius and low humidity.
Outside the airport. Not crowded like you see outside Mumbai airport.
The UN Convention Center at Addis Ababa
A typical conference room at the UN convention center
Conference room 1 of the UN Convention Center at Addis Ababa.
The World IT Forum 2007 plenary sessions was held here on 22-24th Aug.
22nd Aug -- the hall is filling up.
Just before the start of the WITFOR2007
Leon Straus and Satish Jha.
WITFOR 2007 at the UN Convention Center in Addis Ababa.
Commission on IT and Economic Opportunities. I spoke here.
Prof Wibe in the middle. He declared that I was a genuine cynic. This is at the reception on the evening of 22nd.
A view of the reception.
An introduction. Chris Uwaje on the right.
Another view of the reception.
Inside the UN Convention center looking down at the exhibition area
Inside the UN Convention center
Addis Hilton swimming pool
A view from my room at the Addis Hilton
The UN Convention center seen from the Addis Hilton
Addis Ababa seen from the Hilton
View from my hotel room. It reminded me of the hills around Pune.
View from the Addis Hilton