September 10, 2013

Tigray, Ethiopia

Photograph by Michael Mohr, Redux

Hikers scramble up a rock face in Tigray, Ethiopia, that leads to Maryam Korkor, one of the country's famed rock-hewn churches. The places of worship were carved from the region's soft volcanic tuff some 800 years ago.

What's the best way to get a 360º shot from atop a mountain? Find out in this month's National Geographic Traveler cover story, "The Traveler 50: People, Places, and Ideas Changing the Way We Travel" >>

Travel 365. Explore the world, one incredible image at a time.

Take a Nat Geo Trip

Select a destination or trip type to find a trip:

See All Trips »

Join Nat Geo Travel's Communities




Travel Photos From Your Shot

See More Your Shot Galleries »