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Camels are used to transport various goods. You often see them laden with Salt which is brought from the Danakil depression which is a couple of hundred km away. takes them a week or two to come to Mekele
Mekelle

October 10th 2008
The town of Mekele was never really on our "to see" list but it seemed to be a convenient place to do some more R&R. The last few weeks have been a bit hectic for a variety of reasons so we deserved a couple of days off. When I say couple of days off I mean just staying in one place not doing nothing 😉 We visited the rock hewn churches of Tigray just to get another dose of spirituality an ... read more
Africa » Ethiopia » Tigray Region » Mek'ele

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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