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Ethiopia

Ethiopia is a plateau, riven by deep gorges, and its isolation has ensured that its people and culture are quite distinct from the rest of Africa. For thousands of years this has been reflected in its history. This is a poor country periodically devastated by famine, but beautifully green and fertile for the most part and constantly modernising.

We tour the northern highlands around Lake Tana where there has been 3,000 years of literate civilisation. Christianity was the official religion here even before the days of Constantine and the newly Christian Roman Empire. The geography is a wonder with the dramatic natural beauty of mountains, valleys, lakes and rivers constantly surrounding us as we journey.

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On the trail of the Ark of the Covenant

Ethiopia is one of the oldest Christian countries, predating Constantine’s conversion of the Roman Empire, and the Tewahedo Church is the world’s largest Oriental Orthodox Church.

Prices from £2,975 pp

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McCabe Educational Trust

The McCabe Educational Trust is the charitable wing of McCabe Pilgrimages, functions independently with its own board of Directors and is a registered charity.

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Organising a Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage is ALL we do and in 2013 we celebrated our thirtieth year in business – so we must be doing something right! We work with all denominations and are happy to tailor every pilgrimage to the needs of each particular church. For instance, some parties would plan one or two Eucharists during their pilgrimage but others will choose a daily celebration. In the Holy Land, your focus may be the Galilean ministry or a re-creation of Holy Week in Jerusalem. You tell us what your particular interest is and we will recommend an itinerary

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