Lalibela may be Ethiopia’s most dramatic attraction, but it’s not its only one. Stephan Faris explores Aksum, the country’s ancient capital.
The natural beauty of Ethiopia amazes the first-time visitor. Ethiopia is a land of rugged mountains (some are over 4000 meters high) broad savannah, lakes and rivers. The unique Rift Valley is a remarkable region of volcanic lakes, with their famous collections of birdlife, great escarpments and stunning vistas.