I’m more than 2,000 metres high – barefoot – toes searching for a grip on the cliff face. A harness around my waist and the advice of our guides are the only things preventing me from injury. Our goal, I know, will be worth it. At the top of this towering rock is Abuna Yemata Guh, a sacred rock-hewn church boasting stunning views of Ethiopia’s Tigray region.
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Rock-cut churches in Ethiopia to be documented
In Ethiopia, Christians are still today carving new, free-standing churches from solid rock faces, and now there is a project that is currently documenting this at-risk cultural practice.
Trekking the beautiful Bale Mountains in Ethiopia
This was an amazing opportunity to visit Ethiopia’s most important biodiversity hotspot and see some of the rarest creatures in the world.
The last Somali elephants
A search for Somali elephants in Ethiopia’s Babile Elephant Sanctuary.
Safari photography in Ethiopia, Zambia & Botswana
Safari photography does not get better than this delicious gallery of people from Ethiopia, Botswana and Zambia
Review of Birding Ethiopia by The Biggest Twitch
Ethiopia is a bird-rich country with a list of some 850 species – we review ‘Birding Ethiopia’, the perfect guide for bird-watchers
Nothing like a good grooming – Ethiopia style!
A highly amusing account of our safari guru Christian Boix being groomed by a Gelada monkey in the Simien Mountains of Ethiopia