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With Steve, Susan and Noah in Lalibela  
   

With Steve, Susan and Noah in Lalibela

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 Well, our travels to Lalibela were cut a l ... read more
Africa » Ethiopia » Amhara Region » Lalibela

Ethiopian Flag 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
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