Ethiopian Orthodox cave churches - photos and article on BBC Travel

Beautiful photos and article about Ethiopian Orthodox cave churches:
on BBC Travel - In Ethiopia, an adrenaline-filled act of faith

Ethiopia’s little-known churches

With their sheer cliffs, surreal rock formations and vertical spires, northern Ethiopia’s Gheralta Mountains recall stretches of the southwestern United States’ red desert landscape. The primary difference: perched high and tucked away into these mountain cliffs are some of the country’s least visited rock-hewn Ethiopian Orthodox cave churches, some of which are more than 1,000 years old.

We have to bring these guys back into the Catholic Church! :slight_smile:

Thank you, those are great.

I was a bit surprised by the paleness of the nine apostles, though. I suppose that they were copying European images.

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