There are many fine places in the world to have breakfast. On the plains of the Masai Mara after a predawn hot air balloon ride. On a balcony of the Plaza AthenÃƒÂ©e overlooking the Eiffel Tower. On a riverboat crossing the Chao Praya as the sun rises over gilded Thai temples.
But nothingÃ¢â‚¬â€I mean nothingÃ¢â‚¬â€comes close to this. We are flying in aÃ‚Â Eurocopter AStarÃ‚Â through theÃ‚Â Simien MountainsÃ‚Â in remotest Ethiopia, in and out of windswept gorges that make the Grand Canyon look like a gully. The pilot, Ben Simpson, a Briton living in Kenya who bears an uncanny resemblance to Robert Redford inÃ‚Â Out of Africa, points to an insanely narrow outcropping and says, Ã¢â‚¬Å“HowÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s everybody feeling?Ã¢â‚¬Â Read more Palm Beach Illustrated