A 13th century orthodox Christian mural in Gorgora, Ethiopia. There was a wedding at the Church on the day that we happened to visit. The orthodox cross on top of the church is made out of ostrich eggs! The ancient carpets are full of lice, fleas and other amazing creatures. … more »
Gondar. That precious?!
The first place we visited after Addis Ababa was Gondar, aka Gondor, as in every time Ashray would refer to it! It has obviously nothing to do with The Lord of the Rings, but Gondar does have a fair share of architectural remains and historically interesting sites. It is a pretty touristic … more »
Ethiopia was the first place we visited after quitting our jobs and headed towards out big Central & South America trip. Our friend Sophie lives there and so we thought we might as well visit Addis Ababa and the rest of the country while she is there, as it isn’t a place we would … more »