Ethiopian Escapades – Day 4 – World’s Largest Monolithic Church (Lalibela)


Dating back to the 12th century, the Church of St. George in Lalibela was carved from solid red volcanic rock and built underground to conceal it from intruders.

Church of St. George in Lalibela

The misses and I playing hide and go seek. She won.

Tourist in Lalibela

The view from our hotel, Tukul Village, which is a modern version of the traditional African thatched huts.

Tukul Village Hotel in Lalibela

An old man resting near the church. His solemn expression still lingers in my mind.

Old Man in Lalibela

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