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 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