5 General Facts About Lalibela (Ethiopia)

5 General Facts About Lalibela (Ethiopia)

Travelers Today Published on January 27,2017 People who often travel to Ethiopia has a number of reasons to do so, but one of the most popular motivations drawing them is the UNESCO Heritage City of Lalibela. Anyone who plans to visit Ethiopia may not have known anything about this cultural jewel. Here are the interesting […]

Genna : The unique traditions of Ethiopian Christmas

Genna : The unique traditions of Ethiopian Christmas

Selamta Magazine January 3,2017 Christmas in Ethiopia, like most other Christian holidays, is celebrated in its own unique way. Falling on January 7th, the holiday of Genna (also known as Lidet, or “birthday”), does not hold as prominent a place on the Ethiopian calendar as it does in other parts of the world. Easter (Fasika) […]

Walk with pilgrims on a journey to Lalibela, Ethiopia’s New Jerusalem : CNN

Walk with pilgrims on a journey to Lalibela, Ethiopia’s New Jerusalem : CNN

By Thomas Page, CNN Updated 1057 GMT (1857 HKT) November 16, 2016 (CNN) From all corners of a nation they come, often walking for hundreds of miles barefoot: Ethiopian Orthodox Christians on a once-in-a-lifetime journey. Their destination is Lalibela in the north of Ethiopia. A town of approximately 20,000 people, Lalibela’s population swells five-fold in […]

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