Monday, September 13, 2010

Trek into the Simien Mountains, Part 3

On the morning of the fifth day of our trek in the Simien Mountains of Ethiopia, we leave the camp at Chenek and hike over the Eastern Escarpment. Skirting north of Mount Bwahit, we descend into the valley of the Mesheba River, heading to the village of Ambikwa. Ambikwa is the base camp for most trekkers who plan to climb Mount Ras Dashen...

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Trek into the Simien Mountains, Part 2

the trek continues from Geech Camp, making a loop to the promontory of Imet Gogo, then heading to Chenek Camp

Friday, January 16, 2009

Axum's treasures

The video below features some of Axum's archeological treasures..

Friday, November 9, 2007

St. Mary of Zion Churches, Axum

I'm still working out bugs with this video thing on YouTube, but if you don't mind bearing with my learning process, here's a compilation of photos and video from my trip in March, 2007, focusing on the two churches of St. Mary of Zion in Axum.

Wednesday, November 7, 2007