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Living In Djibouti, Africa | Part 4 (10 Photos)

1 week ago 1 minute read joshman $0.18 tipped

Note: This is a repost of content from a previous blog article on my website titled So So Salty Lake Assal, Djibouti in Ten Photos from 10/26/2018, with some additional information. In this post we will travel outside of the city to Lake Assal. Lake...

Living In Djibouti, Africa | Part 3 (10 Photos)

1 week ago 3 minute read joshman $0.17 tipped

If you missed part 1 or 2, please refer to my previous blog posts. In this post I'll take you to my home in Djibouti and we can branch out a bit from there.  If you are in a Western nation, there are many things you may take for granted, like a water...

Living In Djibouti, Africa | Part 2 (10 Photos)

2 weeks ago 2 minute read joshman $0.16 tipped

If you missed part 1, please refer to my previous blog post.  From the last post we are continuing outside of Menelik Square towards the east coast of the peninsula down the Blvd de la Republique. Djibouti is surprisingly a safe city to live and visi...

Living in Djibouti, Africa | Part 1 (10 Photos)

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Djibouti is one of those countries you've probably never heard of.  It's tiny in size, and has about 1 million total population.  It's located in the horn of Africa at where the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden meet.  It is bordered by Eritrea, Ethiopia, and...

The Holy Relics of Ashetan Maryam Monastery, Ethiopia (10 Photos)

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Ashetan Maryam (Saint Mary) Monastery is about a two hour hike east of the city of Lalibela in Ethiopia. Compared to the churches within the city, the monastery was unremarkable both inside and out, but still impressive considering it was carved out...

Ethiopian Landscapes | Lalibela (10 Photos)

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Northern Ethiopia during the rainy season has some of the most beautiful landscapes I have ever seen.  They are reminiscent of the Scottish highlands.  During the rainy season, clear skies are hard to come by.  Most days are either very cloudy, or ha...

The Rock-Hewn Churches Of Lalibela, Ethiopia | Day 2 (10 Photos)

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After a morning of exploring the Yemrehana Krestos Cave Church, we returned to Lalibela and continued exploring the remaining rock-hewn churches. This included the one church in the western group, and another five churches in the eastern group. 1:...

Yemrehana Krestos Cave Church, Ethiopia (10 Photos)

3 weeks ago 2 minute read joshman $0.05 tipped

In this blog we will visit the Yemrehana Krestos church near Lalibela, Ethiopia. Yemrehana Krestos was an Ethiopian king of the Zagwe dynasty who reined during the 11th century late Aksumite period. He is credited with building an ancient church with...

The Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela, Ethiopia | Day 1 (10 Photos)

3 weeks ago 2 minute read joshman $0.13 tipped

Hello and welcome to my first blog on Publish0x.  In this blog we will visit Lalibela, Ethiopia and its splendid rock-hewn churches. Lalibela is located in Northern Ethiopia, and named for the Ethiopian emperor of the same name, whose rein spanned th...