When you think of grand castles and empires, you might not imagine them in the context of Ethiopia and Sudan.
But these epic photos will change that.
Flickr user edme! traveled through Sudan and Ethiopia to capture these sights and share them with the world.
edme backpacked alone through the two countries, climbing through church entryways and ruined castles in Ethiopia and peeping formidable pyramids just outside of Khartoum in Sudan.