IN THE LAND OF MYSTERIOUS BLACK JERUSALEM

IN THE LAND OF MYSTERIOUS BLACK JERUSALEM
Coptic female pilgrims reading the bible in Lalibela rock-hewn church, Ethiopia

Black Jerusalem is the name given to Lalibela, the ancient northern capital of Abyssinia and monastic city. Due to its eleven cave churches concealed in the volcanic rock, the place is venerated as a center of paramount importance for Ethiopian Coptic Christianity. Every believer is required to make there a pilgrimage at least once in his or her life. Continue reading...

A story made in July 2010.

Sound of prayer and chanting recorded at Lalibela on 23 July 2010
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