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The historical Tigray region

Heading north from Mekele we drove further into the Tigray region which, along with Eritrea, is regarded as the cradle of Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity.

A women in typical Tigray wear.
A women in typical Tigray wear.

We were again treated to quaint, orderly countryside views of terraced hillsides and houses and their surrounding walls, often perched on hilltops, built up from rectangular blocks of yellow sandstone. Continue reading The historical Tigray region