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IMPRESSIONS FROM NORTHERN ETHIOPIA

See also my gallery TRIBES AND TRADITIONS IN ETHIOPIA: http://www.pbase.com/neuenhofer/tribes_and_traditions_in_ethiopia and my gallery: SURMA PEOPLE AT KIBISH, ETHIOPIA, a tribe in southwestern Ethiopia,where scarification is quite common and where the women still wear lip plates that are up to sixteen inches: http://www.pbase.com/neuenhofer/surma_people_at_kibish_ethiopia
Orthodox Christian priest showing the holy cross in a church in Lalibela. Ethiopia.
Orthodox Christian priest showing the holy cross in a church in Lalibela. Ethiopia.
Orthodox Christian priests during a ceremony in Lalibela. Ethiopia.
Orthodox Christian priests during a ceremony in Lalibela. Ethiopia.
Orthodox Christian priests during a ceremony in Lalibela. Ethiopia.
Orthodox Christian priests during a ceremony in Lalibela. Ethiopia.
Orthodox Christian priest during a ceremony in Lalibela. Ethiopia.
Orthodox Christian priest during a ceremony in Lalibela. Ethiopia.
Priest collecting money for the renovation of a church near Gondar. Ethiopia.
Priest collecting money for the renovation of a church near Gondar. Ethiopia.
Lalibela’s most famous rock-hewn church Bet Giyorgis (St George's church). Ethiopia.
Lalibela’s most famous rock-hewn church Bet Giyorgis (St George's church). Ethiopia.
Lalibela’s most famous rock-hewn church Bet Giyorgis (St George's church). Ethiopia.
Lalibela’s most famous rock-hewn church Bet Giyorgis (St George's church). Ethiopia.
By UNESCO funds several of Lalibela's rock-hewn churches have been “protected” and thus disfigured by huge roofs.
By UNESCO funds several of Lalibela's rock-hewn churches have been “protected” and thus disfigured by huge roofs.
Outer wall of Debre Berhan Selassie Church in Gondar. Ethiopia.
Outer wall of Debre Berhan Selassie Church in Gondar. Ethiopia.
Paintings of angels' heads on the ceiling of Debre Berhan Selassie Church in Gondar. Ethiopia.
Paintings of angels' heads on the ceiling of Debre Berhan Selassie Church in Gondar. Ethiopia.
Azwa Mariam monastery on Zeghie Peninsula, Tana Lake. Ethiopia.
Azwa Mariam monastery on Zeghie Peninsula, Tana Lake. Ethiopia.
St George killing the dragon. Painting in Azwa Mariam monastery, Zeghie Peninsula, Tana Lake. Ethiopia.
St George killing the dragon. Painting in Azwa Mariam monastery, Zeghie Peninsula, Tana Lake. Ethiopia.
Painting of the archangel Michael in Azwa Mariam monastery, Zeghie Peninsula, Tana Lake. Ethiopia.
Painting of the archangel Michael in Azwa Mariam monastery, Zeghie Peninsula, Tana Lake. Ethiopia.
A painting in Azwa Mariam monastery,  Ethiopia,  resembles M. Ernst's: The Virgin Spanking the Christ Child before 3 Witnesses
A painting in Azwa Mariam monastery, Ethiopia, resembles M. Ernst's: The Virgin Spanking the Christ Child before 3 Witnesses
Amharic woman. The star on her forehead shows that she is a Christian. Ethiopia.
Amharic woman. The star on her forehead shows that she is a Christian. Ethiopia.
 Amharic woman during a coffee ceremony. Ethiopia.
Amharic woman during a coffee ceremony. Ethiopia.
Amharic children. Ethiopia.
Amharic children. Ethiopia.
Amharic woman in Gondar. Ethiopia.
Amharic woman in Gondar. Ethiopia.
Amharic woman near Lalibela. Ethiopia.
Amharic woman near Lalibela. Ethiopia.
Weaver in Lalibela. Ethiopia.
Weaver in Lalibela. Ethiopia.
Not a temple in Angkor. A wall of Fasilides' Bath in Gondar, Ethiopia, is hidden behind these strangler figs (Ficus gibbosa).
Not a temple in Angkor. A wall of Fasilides' Bath in Gondar, Ethiopia, is hidden behind these strangler figs (Ficus gibbosa).
House construction in Lalibela. Ethiopia.
House construction in Lalibela. Ethiopia.
Woman trying to sell a few vegetables in a street of the Mercato area in Addis Ababa. Ethiopia.
Woman trying to sell a few vegetables in a street of the Mercato area in Addis Ababa. Ethiopia.
Transport of water canisters in the market of Bahir Dar. Ethiopia.
Transport of water canisters in the market of Bahir Dar. Ethiopia.
Transport of boxes in a street of Addis Ababa. Ethiopia.
Transport of boxes in a street of Addis Ababa. Ethiopia.
Transport of sacks in a street of Addis Ababa. Ethiopia.
Transport of sacks in a street of Addis Ababa. Ethiopia.
Transport of plastic barrels in a street of Addis Ababa. Ethiopia.
Transport of plastic barrels in a street of Addis Ababa. Ethiopia.