Wednesday, September 19, 2018

African Islands

African Islands

The Antanosy are a Malagasy ethnic group who primarily live in the Anosy region of southeastern Madagascar, though there are also Antanosy living near Bezaha, where some of the Antanosy moved after the Merina...

The Merina are the dominant "highlander" Malagasy ethnic group in Madagascar, and one of the country's eighteen official ethnic groups. Their core territory corresponds to the former Antananarivo Province in the center of the...

The Libyans are mostly friendly people, regardless of their ethnic background, colour or social status. They respect privacy wholeheartedly and generally will not hassle foreign visitors and guests as is the custom nearby. The...

Konso (also known as Karati) is a town on the Sagan River in south western Ethiopia. The administrative center of the Konso special woreda of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region, this town has a latitude and longitude of 5°15′N 37°29′ECoordinates: 5°15′N 37°29′E and an elevation...

Fasil Ghebbi (Royal Enclosure) is the remains of a fortress-city withinGondar, Ethiopia. It was founded in the 17th and 18th centuries by EmperorFasilides (Fasil) and was the home of Ethiopia's emperors. Its unique architecture shows diverse influences including Nubianstyles. The site...

Lalibela is a town in northern Ethiopia famous for monolithic rock-cutchurches. Lalibela is one of Ethiopia's holiest cities, second only toAksum, and a center of pilgrimage. Unlike Aksum, the population of Lalibela is almost completely Ethiopian Orthodox Christian. Ethiopia is one...