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Lalibela's churches are all built below ground level and are cut out of the rock. There are 11 churches and the plan was to see them all in one day with a guide. Not such a good idea because by lunch time we had church overload and sore feet. Sore feet? Well you have to remove your shoes to enter each church and the stone is very unforgiving. The churches were carved out of the rock in the 12c, Christian belief states that they were completed in just 23 years as ...
Set off to drive to the town off Lalibella, this we had been advised was a tar road, but with
about 75 kms to go it became quite a bad dirt road. Still we
eventually made it and again managed to park in a hotel car park for
Mike found that we have a leak from the oil cooler. We had tried to repair this pipe in
Marsabit in Kenya but could not ...
... in Addis Ababa today. The name changed to Addis Ababa and became Ethiopia's capital when Menelik II became Emperor of Ethiopia. The town grew by leaps and bounds. One of Emperor Menelik's contributions that is still visible today is the planting of numerous eucalyptus trees along the city streets.
Following all the major engagements of their ...
Another 7 am departure this time bound for Meleke.
Back along the same unpaved dusty road to Gashena where 2 hours later it was time for a coffee stop.
Then with the sun on the right giving me beautiful light for the ever so slightly different scene as we drove north.
My second and last night in Lalibela was enjoyed back at Ben Abeba, not my choice but I could hardly complain, despite the distant chattering of saga holiday tour groups on other tables it was a lovely place and worth another look at sunset.
A few bottles of St George's might have been enough for the majority of the group but myself, Micha and Mita decided to stay out a little later against the best intentions of the others. We said we'd get ...