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Panoramic photo by Coeckelberghs Nicolas Taken 10:50, 21/07/2011 - Views loading...

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Just before Amdewerk

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View from the road of Amdewerk to Sekota that show the location of the future Guesthouse of Amdewerk.

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A: Togo

by Coeckelberghs Nicolas, 50 meters away

Togo

B: From Seferu Hill

by Coeckelberghs Nicolas, 520 meters away

This is a view on Amdewerk city and on the valley. This pictures is taken from the Seferu hill. This ...

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C: From Kambow Hill

by Coeckelberghs Nicolas, 530 meters away

This view is taken from the Kambow hill in Amdewerk.

From Kambow Hill

D: The Market of Amdewerk

by Coeckelberghs Nicolas, 660 meters away

This the market place of Amdewerk but on a not market day.

The Market of Amdewerk

E: Free view public toilets in Amdewerk

by Coeckelberghs Nicolas, 680 meters away

The free open air public toilets of Amdewerk. It is possible that the site will be use to construct a...

Free view public toilets in Amdewerk

F: Biet Giyorgis Church of St Gregory-Exterior

by Edward Oest, 56.2 km away

The Church of St. George is one of eleven churches hewn from solid rock down into the ground. It was ...

Biet Giyorgis Church of St Gregory-Exterior

G: Biet Mariam Church Service

by Edward Oest, 56.2 km away

Located in Labibela, Ethiopia, the church is on a pedestal base in order to compensate for the varyin...

Biet Mariam Church Service

H: Biet Giyorgis - Church of St Gregory Interior

by Edward Oest, 56.5 km away

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Biet Giyorgis - Church of St Gregory Interior

I: Simien Mountains National Park

by David du Plessis, 109.0 km away

Ethiopia has to be one of the most densely populated countries in Africa. The Simien Mountains Nation...

Simien Mountains National Park

J: Portuguese Bridge near Tis Issat

by Edward Oest, 161.4 km away

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This panorama was taken in Africa

This is an overview of Africa

Welcome to Africa, AKA the motherland! Check out African Internet Radio while you're scoping the panoramas.

The earliest fossil of the homo sapiens family (human beings) was found in Ethiopia, dating back more than 200,000 years. Compared to this length of time, even the "ancient Sumerians" from 6000 B.C. are drooling toddlers.

Let's mention a few African heroes you may have heard of, for inspiration in the face of the continued economic inequality and violence which plague Africa today: Nelson Mandela, first democratically elected President of South Africa, who fought against apartheid and served 27 years in prison while advocating freedom and peace. Haile Salassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, who resisted Mussolini and the fascist Italian invasion of WWII, and who is worshipped as an incarnation of God by the Rastafari movement. Kwame Nkrumah, first Prime Minister of Ghana, advocate of uniting Africa in Pan-Africanism. Fela Kuti, inventor of Afrobeat music, who declared his home to be an independent state, ran for president of Nigeria, and to whose funeral ONE MILLION PEOPLE came to pay their respects.

In June 2001 the African Union was formed, consisting of 53 African States organized, like in the EU, around common economic and political development.

Text by Steve Smith.

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