Gheralta Mountains of Ethopia
Late afternoon descent, Gheralta heights. Phenomenal hike and rock climb to the hilltop monasteries of Maryam Korkor. This is peak Ethiopia.
Audrey around the bend, on the edge of the cliffside, a few inches from a long way down (about 500m / 1600ft). Worth the terror, slowly facing fears. Backdrop = Gheralta, Ethiopia. via Instagram http://ift.tt/1n7MchY
There be castles in Ethiopia. This 17th c. one: Fasiladas' Palace in Gondar. I'm fast realizing I knew little of the depth of this country's history. via Instagram http://ift.tt/1lzMDQn
Rock Hewn Church of Saint George (Bet Giyorgis) - Lalibela, Ethiopia
Rock hewn church of Saint George (Bet Giyorgis), the most famous of the Lalibela churches in northern Ethiopia.
Following the Monk to Daniel Korkor Church - Gheralta Mountains in Tigray, Ethiopia
Following the 78-year old monk to the cave church of Daniel Korkor in the Gheralta Mountains in Tigray, Ethiopia. Yes, it is a LONG ways down...
Ethiopian Mother and Child in Village Near Lalibela, Ethiopia
Ethiopian mother and child in a village near Lalibela preparing for a 500-person wedding.
Maheberawi (Meat Mixed Plate) - Ethiopian Food at Lake Shore Restaurant in Bahir Dar
An incredible Ethiopian meat mixed plate (Maheberawi) at Lake Shore Restaurant in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.
Debark Market Day - Ethiopia
Bags and bags of spices and roots at the Debark market near the Simien Mountains, Ethiopia.
Young Mother at Lalibela, Ethiopia
A young mother outside the rock hewn churches of Lalibela, Ethiopia.
Hiking in the Gheralta Mountains - Tigray, Ethiopia
Late afternoon descent from Maryam Korkor (church) in the Gheralta Mountains of Tigray, Ethiopia.
Selling Enset (Southern Ethiopian Food) at the Merkato, Ethiopia
A vendor sells enset (known as the false banana), a southern Ethiopian food, at the Merkato in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Simien Mountain Views - Northern Ethiopia
Layers of mountains and trees in the Simien Mountains of northern Ethiopia.
Ethiopian Girls in Lalibela, Ethiopia
We met a couple of Ethiopian girls on our way out of St. George Church in Lalibela, Ethiopia.
Red Rocks around Abuna Yemata Guh Church in Gheralta Mountains of Tigray, Ethiopia
Beginning the trek up to Abuna Yemata Guh Church in the Gheralta Mountains of Tigray, Ethiopia.
Ethiopian Orthodox Monk at Daniel Korkor Church - Tigray, Ethiopia
The Ethiopian Orthodox monk of Daniel Korkor, a cave church in the Gheralta Mountains in Tigray, Ethiopia.
Wooden Bridge to Abuna Yemata Guh Church - Gheralta Mountains in Tigray, Ethiopia
A rather small wooden bridge leads us to Abuna Yemata Guh Church in the Gheralta Mountains of Tigray, Ethiopia.
Bet Amanuel (Emanuel Church) in Lalibela, Ethiopia
An Ethiopian priest sits in front of the rock hewn church of Bet Amanuel (Emanuel Church) in Lalibela, Ethiopia.
Ethiopian Boy with a Goat Around His Neck - Debark Market, Ethiopia
Ethiopian boy with a goat around his neck at the Debark market in northern Ethiopia.