Harar Pictures

Main Gate To The City: Harar, Ethiopia

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This is the main gate in Harar that gives access to the center of the old city.  Many people don’t know this but Harar is the 4th holiest city for muslims after Mecca, Medina, and Jerusalem.  The city is one of the most interesting cities to me in terms of the people and the interactions […]

Dakata Rock Hanging By An Inch: Harar, Ethiopia

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The Dakata Rock that literally hangs by an inch is one of the popular things to see around Harar.  The Rock is held in place by a very small area with the rock at its base.  Rumor has it that during the military rule in Ethiopia soldiers would come and try and knock the rock […]

A Church In Harar, Ethiopia

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This is one of the first scenes that I saw in Harar.  The city is extremely small but there is something very special about the city.  Harar is the 4th holiest city for Muslims and ironically, just like Jerusalem, it is in a country with a different religious majority (Christian in Ethiopia).  The city is […]

Feeding a Hyena With My Mouth: Harar, Ethiopia

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Feeding the Hyenas in Harar was one of the top things to do in Ethiopia once I realized you can actually get up close and personal with these elusive animals.  It is an age old custom in Harar and there are different locations where you are able to see the Hyena feedings.  The man you […]