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Lalibela – day 1

We recently had a Friday off in honor of Meskal, one of the three biggest holidays (along with Christmas and Timket) on the Ethiopian religious calendar. We spent the holiday with four other teachers on an excursion to the northern … Continue reading

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Today is Meskel, one of the most important holidays on the Ethiopian calendar. There are public and church festivals throughout the country today.  The elementary students prepared all through September for yesterday’s celebration at the school .  Meskel is a … Continue reading

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