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Martyrs memorial in Meckele (aka golf ball and tee)  
   

Martyrs memorial in Meckele (aka golf ball and tee)

The northern part was the base of the biggest "liberation" army of Ethiopia which fought against the communist DERG in the 70s and 80s
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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