Lalibela


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La·li·be·la

 (lä′lē-bā′lə)
A town of northern Ethiopia east-southeast of Gondar. It is noted for its 11 churches hewn from volcanic bedrock, dating to the 12th and 13th centuries.
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Coleen Garcia said no local was "forced" to join her and fiance Billy Crawford's controversial pre-wedding photoshoot in Lalibela, Ethopia.
The rock-hewn churches of Lalibela in Ethiopia, a chance to spot baboons, mountain goats and wolves, as well as the Great Rift Valley ?
Its magical attractions include the churches in Lalibela, carved from soft stone and dating to the 12th century.
And if you fancy yourself as the modern Indiana Jones, the 12th century churches of Lalibela, carved from stone, and the grass-roofed monasteries of Lake Tana, from where the Blue Nile flows, are essential viewing.
Celebrating Christmas in the medieval, rock-hewn churches of Lalibela is a unique experience.
The building is composed of coloured concrete that takes up the colour of the red African soil and the weight and materiality from the unique rock hewn churches of Lalibela in northern Ethiopia.
Prevalence of Malnutrition and Associated Factors among Children Age 6-59 Months at Lalibela Town Administration, North WolloZone, Anrs, Northern Ethiopia.
In the sixth episode, she focuses on the fall of the kingdom of Aksum, and how the Christian kings that followed in Aksum's wake left powerful legacies, especially King Lalibela.
The northern town of Lalibela in this 13th century 'New Jerusalem' is famous for its 11 medieval rock-hewn churches in the mountainous region.
2013, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopic characterization of clay minerals from rocks of Lalibela churches, Ethiopia.
Other places worth visiting include Gondar, which is a city full of ancient castles built by famous kings in the medieval era of Ethiopia, and also Lalibela, home to one of the oldest rock hewn churches, which is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.