Ethiopia, in the Horn of Africa, is a rugged, landlocked country split by the Great Rift Valley. With archaeological finds dating back more than 3 million years, it’s a place of ancient culture. Among its important sites are Lalibela with its rock-cut Christian churches from the 12th–13th centuries. Aksum is the ruins of an ancient city with obelisks, tombs, castles and Our Lady Mary of Zion church. Some Facts & Figures Capital: Addis Ababa Population: 94.1 million (2013) World Bank Currency: Ethiopian birr President: Mulatu Teshome Official language: Amharic

The Rock-hewn Churches of Lalibela

Visit northern Ethiopian town of Lalibela which contains the highest concentration of rock-hewn churches in the country. Constituting the major

The Historic Route of Ethiopia & Simien Mountains National Park

Ethiopia's Historic Route will visit some of the fascinating historic attractions in this  part of Africa. Marvel at the spectacular