DISTANT RELATIVES

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Church of St. George, Lalibela 

The Church of St. George (AmharicBete Giyorgis) is one of eleven monolithic churches in Lalibela, a city in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia.Carved from solid red volcanic rock in the 12th century, it is the most well known and last built of the eleven churches in the Lalibela area, and has been referred to as the “Eighth Wonder of the World

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