Ethiopia: The religious leaders recently urged the government to block a US gay Travel Company from touring the country's ancient sites, and one group warned visiting homosexuals could face violence. The Chicago-based business, Toto Tours, which describes itself on its website as "the only gay tour company in existence", told AFP it has received death threats since announcing a day trip to Ethiopia, which includes numerous historical religious sites. Their itinerary has sparked ire in Ethiopia, which like many in Africa is deeply homophobic and has strict anti-gay laws, punishing homosexual acts with up to 15 years in prison.
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A tour company with a mainly gay clientele is facing backlash over plans to visit religious sites in Ethiopia. Chicago-based Toto Tours organizes sightseeing vacations around the world. It was founded in primarily catering to all-male, gay clientele but has since expanded to include men and women, regardless of sexual orientation.
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A prayer pole marks the place from which one can see the monastery and signifies that, from this point on, criminals escape punishment. It is interesting to note that the Delgupta monks created the precedent of building monasteries on hilltops, rather than on valley floors. This follows the Tibetan notion that the higher the monastery sites, the closer it is to the Gods.