ETHIOPIA: Rock Churches ...LALIBELA November 27th 2011 ETHIOPIA: Rock-Hewn Churches...LALIBELA.
Many years ago...like...millions of years ago...a volcano erupted and spewed its guts over part of what is the Amhara region of Northern Ethiopia.
Considering its proximity to the Rift Valley...and proliferation of volcanic activity in milleniums past...not that surprising you say.
But this volcano left a flow of lava ... ... read more
Africa » Ethiopia » Amhara Region » Lalibela 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