A farmer transports the straw that has reaped the road from Wukro to Mekele. Wukro and Wukro Cherkos. Wukro is a mid-size city located between Adigrat and Mekele and convenient as a center from which to explore this rich and fascinating part of Tigray. His church carved into the rock Wukro Cherkos is definitely the most accessible of Tigray and one of the most impressive, although not as monolithic. The capital of Mekele Tigray, Mekele has been described by a recent guide on Ethiopia (1995), as the city "smarter and faster development" across the country. The main attractions are the market, where traders may be bringing camel salt bars from the Danakil Desert, the museum of Yohannes IV, and rarely Chekelot village green (17 Km south of Mekele) with his church Selassie.