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One Neighborhood, Five Things – Lalibela, Ethiopia

| May 17, 2012 | 2 Comments

“Do they know it’s Christmastime at all?” To answer the music world’s rhetorical cri de coeur about the Ethiopian famine of the mid-1980s, “Yes, they did.” Furthermore, the town of Lalibela has been celebrating the holiday in its rock-hewn churches for over 800 years. While the Europeans were building their cathedrals to scrape the heavens, […]

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