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Priest of the Debra Mariam Monastery - Lake Tana, Ethiopia  
   

Priest of the Debra Mariam Monastery - Lake Tana, Ethiopia

Posing with an 800 year old copy of the bible inscribed on goat skin.
The Many Faces of Ethiopia

May 8th 2008
After an uncomfortable number of travelling issues throughout Europe, I was glad to return briefly to Dubai where a fabulous evening awaited that certainly improved my mood. Though I enjoyed the party I attended filled with socialising expats, it did not fully assuage my weariness from the rollercoaster of (mis)fortune I rode in Europe. The party lasted to the early hours, after which I headed t ... read more
Africa » Ethiopia » Amhara Region » Bahir Dar

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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