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Lalibela

January 4th 2011
Another flight, this time slightly longer and a drink refreshment, but once again delayed due to late arrival. These passengers are all foreigners and many Rastas, these are the first I've seen, I expected more visiting the motherland of their faith. They are all American and Caribbean. The town is about 30mins from the airport, down a very windy yet paved road. The road is lined with over 30 bus ... 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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Tot: 0.118s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 8; qc: 14; dbt: 0.0219s; 14; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 2; ; mem: 6.4mb