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OTHER PHOTOS OF NORTHERN ETHIOPIA

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LALIBELA: 

ROCK-HEWN CHRISTIAN CHURCHES

                    

                      

PILGRIMS' CAVES; MUMMIFIED FEET OF DEAD PILGRIM; ROCK CHURCH; ROCK MONASTERY

                 

RESTORATION OF ROCK CHURCHES (UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES)

                    

ROCK-HEWN PASSAGES, STAIRS, COLUMNS, WINDOWS; DOORS; THE FAITHFUL GATHER

                    

                  

CHURCH PAINTINGS; GOATSKIN BIBLE; CHANTING; DRUMS; PRIEST READING 

                    

JERUSALEM GUEST HOUSE (HOTEL); OUR GUIDE JOSEPH; LOCALS APPLAUD LOU DANCING IN BAR

             

TRADITIONAL HOUSES; BOYS PLAY TABLE SOCCER ON EVERY CORNER

             

GONDER: 

17TH CENTURY PALACES

        

DEBRE BERHAN SELASSIE - ETHIOPIA'S MOST FAMOUS CHURCH (80 WINGED CHERUBS ON CEILING)

        

MARKET DAY; VILLAGE BOYS APPROACHED US - DESPERATE FOR EDUCATION 

     

ITALIANATE BUILDING FROM MUSSOLINI'S 5-YR CONTROL OF ETHIOPIA; TRADITIONAL HUTS & NEW HOUSES

     

AXUM: 

DEPICTION OF OBELISK-RAISING, 2,000-YEAR-OLD STELAE, TOMBS; ETHIOPIAN COFFEE CEREMONY

           

ADDIS ABABA: 

CHURCHES

   

FELLOW TRAVELERS:  FATHER RENE & MEMBERS OF ST. THOMAS EPISCOPAL CHURCH, BROOKLYN, U.S.A.;             ARNAUD & LAURENE OF FRANCE

                                         

 

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