Travels in Ethiopia

Matt Welsh and Amy Bauer

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Near Lalibela

This stunning church, Yemrehanna Kristos, is built inside of a large cave, about 2 hours' drive (on a very bad road) from Lalibela. Behind the church there is an enormous pile of corpes and skeletons, centuries old, supposedly of pilgrims who ventured to this cave.

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