Why Lalibela, Ethiopia, Is the Next Machu Picchu

The pre-dawn world and I are not the best of friends. In fact, I’m not even sure we’re on speaking terms after a lifetime of missed early-morning hikes, runs,... Read more »

The architectural mastery of Ethiopia’s ancient Lalibela and St. Mary of Zion churches — Quartz

Ethiopia is legendary for its medieval, rock-hewn churches, the cruciform and colorful frescoes of which have attracted tourists from across the world. The ancient kingdom of Abyssinia, which we... Read more »

Ethiopia’s miraculous underground churches | nazret.com

I have always questioned God’s existence, but in the northern Ethiopian town of Lalibela, I was presented with fairly substantial evidence. Officially Christian since 330AD, Ethiopia claims to be... Read more »

BBC – Travel – Ethiopia’s miraculous underground churches

I have always questioned God’s existence, but in the northern Ethiopian town of Lalibela, I was presented with fairly substantial evidence. Officially Christian since 330AD, Ethiopia claims to be... Read more »

Visit to Ethiopia reveals biblical mysteries – Winnipeg Free Press

In 2017, Protestants are marking the 500th anniversary of Reformation. It seems like a big deal, until you visit Ethiopia and meet members of a church that traces its... Read more »

Living History in Ethiopia | The Huffington Post – Huffington Post

The chanting of the two boys sitting under the tree reminded me of my Bar Mitzvah class over 60 years ago. The language was different – Amharic, not Hebrew... Read more »

Living History in Ethiopia – Huffington Post

The chanting of the two boys sitting under the tree reminded me of my Bar Mitzvah class over 60 years ago. The language was different – Amharic, not Hebrew... Read more »

'They call us crazy': a trip to Ethiopia's first space observatory – The Guardian

With its clear skies and closeness to the equator, Ethiopia is an ideal location for space exploration. Yet for a developing country facing its worst drought in 50 years,... Read more »

Kevin Wright Shares Ethiopia’s Top Ten Religious Highlights

PHOTO: The Churches of Lalibela were carved out of solid rock. (Photo by David Cogswell) Ethiopian Dispatches: The Bush and the Village <!— Tour Operator —> Tour Operator On the... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Konso cling to tradition, earning UN recognition as World Heritage Site

KONSO, Ethiopia (AFP) — The booming drums and lusty singing of Ethiopia’s Konso tribe, celebrating their hometown joining the UN’s list of World Heritage Sites, echoed down the road... Read more »