Why Ethiopia Needs to Top Your Bucket List Now, in 11 Photos

Hand-feeding hyenas. Visiting subterranean churches hewn out of rock. Wolf-spotting on one of Africa’s highest mountains. Even for the most plugged-in travelers, it may come as a surprise that the land-locked country... Read more »

Faith & Footprints: Bet Giyorgis, The Church of St. George, Ethiopia

Bet Giyorgis, The Church of St. George, Ethiopia The Church of Saint George, also known as Bete Giyorgis, is one of 11 rock-carved monolithic churches in Lalibela, Ethiopia. Bete Giyorgis is the... Read more »

Ancient churches, mysterious towers and Lucy

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia >> Ethiopia has always held me in thrall. It is a cradle of prehistoric humankind. It embraced Christianity long before the missionaries arrived. Its people carved subterranean churches out... Read more »

Ethiopia: Mystery, antiquity and Lucy

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia has always held me in thrall. It is a cradle of prehistoric humankind. It embraced Christianity long before the missionaries arrived. Its people carved subterranean churches out... Read more »

Visiting Ethiopia, land of mysteries and myths | Reading Eagle – LIFE – Reading Eagle

Reading Eagle Visiting Ethiopia, land of mysteries and myths | Reading Eagle – LIFEReading EagleAncient obelisks and churches carved into the rock of crevices entrance tourists.Ethiopia: Ancient churches, mysterious towers and Lucy... Read more »

Visiting Ethiopia, land of mysteries and myths | Reading Eagle – LIFE – Reading Eagle

Reading Eagle Visiting Ethiopia, land of mysteries and myths | Reading Eagle – LIFEReading EagleAncient obelisks and churches carved into the rock of crevices entrance tourists.Ethiopia: Ancient churches, mysterious towers and Lucy... Read more »

Ethiopia: Ancient churches, mysterious towers and Lucy | Editor’s Pick

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia has always held me in thrall. It is a cradle of prehistoric humankind. It embraced Christianity long before the missionaries arrived. Its people carved subterranean churches out... Read more »

Ethiopia: Ancient churches, mysterious towers and Lucy

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia has always held me in thrall. It is a cradle of prehistoric humankind. It embraced Christianity long before the missionaries arrived. Its people carved subterranean churches out... Read more »

Ethiopia: Lalibela Monolithic Churches’ Rehabilitation to Start Soon

Negotiation is underway between the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and United Nations Education Science and Culture Organization (UNESCO) to find lasting solution to the threats facing the Lalilbel’s monolithic Rock-Hewn Churches.... Read more »

Uncovering churches carved out of rock in Ethiopia | Art & Leisure

“It’s hard work … literally,” says University of Toronto Professor Michael Gervers, an expert on Ethiopian history. Gervers, a professor in the department of historical and cultural studies at U of T... Read more »