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  • Before descending

    The Rock-Hewn Churches of lalibela

    Posted by Claire Gillman on February 20, 2014

    Memekia, our guide, picked us up after breakfast and we walked through town to the first of the monolithic churches. The entrance fee was expensive (£100 for two) but it was an amazing experience and, I believe, worth the expense. Astonishingly, at that time, we were the only tourists there. Again, we had this special Read more…

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  • Great views in the Simian Mountains

    The Simian Mountains

    Posted by Claire Gillman on

    Ethiopia is a mountainous country that is very picturesque generally, but the Simian Mountains are breathtakingly stunning and of majestic proportions. The Cruiser did a sterling job climbing and descending countless mountain passes. On many occasions, the road descended into tracks that varied from deep sand to bull dust to sharp rocks. It was challenging Read more…

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