Gentleman's agreement

Category: Travel Portraits

 

Photo and caption by Sally Ross

In May this year on a ten day visit to Ethiopia, I witnessed these two Ethiopian elders discussing a family issue and reaching a leisurely mutual agreement at Yemrehanna Kristos, an ancient Christian pilgrimage site near Lalibela in northern Ethiopia. Both the awe inspiring 1000 AD church built painstakingly into a cavern and the weathered old…but not so old…men represent incredible footprints in time…footprints of different ages…with many many stories to tell.

Location: Yemrehanna Kristos, Lalibela, Ethiopia

 

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