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Start of the trek to Abuna Gebre Mikael - Tigray Region, Ethiopia  
   

Start of the trek to Abuna Gebre Mikael - Tigray Region, Ethiopia

We climbed to the top of the flat peak in the middle of the photo.
Changes for Better and Worse

July 21st 2013
Africa whispers to me from afar, beckoning me to return when I have been absent too long. It has been three years since my wanderings on that grand continent and those whispers were growing in intensity. Thus, in order to silence them, I embarked on my fourth visit to Ethiopia. My previous tours of Ethiopia were in 2008 and 2010. Not much was different between those times, but the three years s ... read more
Africa » Ethiopia » Tigray Region

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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