Ethiopia (April-May 2012): Mekele-to-Lalibela-to-Debark trek (page 4 of 8)

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Map. (Click here to access the waypoints in Google Earth. Click on the map to get a better-resolution picture of it.)

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1. Mekele

2. Melber

3. Adigueba

4. Samre

5. Finaroa

6. Sara

7. Chakra

8. Samara

9. Mailomi

10. Sekota

11. Wouala

12 Hass

13. Hava

14 Bilbela

15. Lalibela

16 Daria Johanes

17 Mari

18 Azila

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20 Amusit

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22. Tekeze river

23. Chinamba

24. Archwa

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26. Salamiyi

27 Dorona

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30. Debark

 

Landscapes between WP #10 (Sekota) and WP #11 (Wouala).

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Preparing ″wat″, a spicy gravy to spread over injera.

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Gebrehiwet, Mulat, Gebru, and Negussie (from left to right) eating injera.

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Boards in the school of Wouala (WP #11). We pitched our tents in this school yard. The lessons on the boards are surprisingly sophisticated. But I am not sure that they are very useful, since I did not meet a single kid in Wouala speaking English.

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Kids in the school yard. Here we make them dance on our cell phone music. Click on the second photo below to see a short movie.

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Glossy starling birds in the school of Wouala. Ethiopia boasts an incredible variety of birds. These shining blue birds are ubiquitous in most regions of the country.

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Leaving Wouala.

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Between WP #11 and WP #12 (village of Hass).

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Old Jewish cemetery. Until the 1980′s there was a rather large community of Ethiopian Jews in the states of Tigray and Amhara. Most of them were transferred to Israel between 1984 and 1991

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More photos taken between WP #11 and WP 12.

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Leaving the village of Hass (WP #12) in the morning.

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Between WP #12 and WP #13.

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In a small ″restaurant″ before reaching the village of Hava (WP #13).

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Scenery near Hava.

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Between WP #13 and WP #14.

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Between WP #13 and WP #14. Looking toward Tekeze river (toward the west).

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More landscapes between WP #13 and WP #14.

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At a church near the small town of Bilbela (WP #14).

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Children in Bilbela.

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Huts (″toukouls″) between Bilbela and Lalibela (WP #15).

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In Lalibela (WP #15). Click here to see more pictures of Lalibela taken during this trip.

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