The priest walks the path every morning: Life-threatening climb to the famous Abuna Yemata Guh church in Ethiopia

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Would you climb up there? And then unsecured and barefoot? Sounds dangerous to life. But that is exactly what some believers in the north of Ethiopia do to feel closer to God. Because here is Abuna Yemata Guh. According to “BBC“A man named Father Abuna Yemata built the church in Ethiopia’s northern province of Tigray as early as the 6th century AD.