The houses in this area of the highlands, on the way to Magdala from Dessie, have a less-pronounced distinction between the wall and roof, compared to the tukul-stlye.
As we were driving along the China Road (between Bahir Dar and Woldia), we passed a spring and then turned to find this juxtaposition of farmed land, homes, and peaks in clouds. It was a welcome respite from the first part of the drive, which had been relentlessly clear and sunny.
A horse grazes on a rainy day, just outside the tamari betoch (student huts) of the famous church of Debre Berhan Selassie, in Gonder.
A house in the rural village of Gälawdios, in the Amhara region.