Photographer's Note

After a 1 1/2 hour steep uphill walk, including some steep slippery sections, the first reward is taking a moment to look out across the Hawzien plane. The second is visiting Marayam Korkor a 13/14 century monolithic rock hewn church.

Local tradition has it's construction by Abba Daniel in the 14th century was inspired by the first leader of the Ethiopian Orthodox church, Frumentius, who arrived in Ethiopia from Syria in the 4th century.

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Additional Photos by Stephen Harnett (SteveH) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 406 W: 101 N: 1277] (8132)
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