Lalibela Church, Ethiopia The town of Lalibela in northern Ethiopia is renowned for 12 Christian churches that were hewed out of solid stone some 800 years ago. The most stunning is Bieta Giyorgis, shown here, a massive monolith 40 feet meters) tall,
An Ethiopian woman painted her doorway purple and wears a purple hijab to celebrate Purple Hijab Day in Harar, Ethiopia. Muslim and non-Muslims around the globe observe the second Saturday in February as a time for prayer and hosting activities/workshops
World Heritage Rock-Hewn Lalibela is a town in northern Ethiopia that is famous for its monolithic rock-cut churches. Lalibela is one of Ethiopia's holiest cities, second only to Aksum, and is a center of pilgrimage for much of the country.
Ancient Bed Rock Church of St. George located in Lalibela. The church is carved from solid rock in the shape of a cross. It is known as the Eighth Wonder of the World. How it was built is still a mystery. It's not the Holy Land, but some peopl