Docking on the Zeghe peninsula.
Approaching the church.
Outer entrance to the monastery church.
Inner courtyard of church. Most of the churches have three rings - an outer section usually covered, an inner ring with walls on both sides, and the most sacred inner ring (Ron never got to enter the inner ring because it is reserved for the priests). Most of the paintings were on the outside wall of the most inner ring.
Top of church.
Wall painting of people on horses.
Young girl at monastery. Compare her eyes to the eyes in the wall paintings, especially those of the people on the horses (the photo immediately above)
Wall painting of crucifixion.
Wall painting of St. George killing the dragon.
Wall painting of Jacob's ladder.
Wall painting (possibly the temptation of Christ in the central panel?).
Crowns in museum display at monastery.
Near the boat dock when leaving monastery.
Washing sheep in the lake near the boat dock.
Blue Nile waterfalls outside Bahar Dar. Not like the pictures in the guide books, since now it is the dry season and they have diverted 90% of the water to produce electricity.
Top of Blue Nile waterfalls in dry season after 90% diversion to produce electricity.
17th century stone bridge, built by the Portuguese over the Blue Nile.