The Lovely Lalibela December 29th 2007 "I weary of writing more about these buildings because it seems to me that I shall not be believed if I write more ... but all that is written is truth and there is much more that what I have written, and I have left it that they may not tax me with its being falsehood" Francisco Alvares - 16th century Portuguese written upon travelling to Lalibela
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Africa » Ethiopia » Amhara Region » Lalibela Unique among African countries, the ancient Ethiopian monarchy maintained its freedom from colonial rule, with the exception of the 1936-41 Italian occupation during World War II. In 1974 a military junta, the Derg, deposed Emperor Haile SELASSIE (wh... ... read more
Smitten by the travel bug after my first solo trip through North and South East Asia, I am continuing to explore this incredible world of ours. Next up, country #34, Ethiopia and I look forward to sharing it with you.
Where I've been so far in this wonderful world of ours ...
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