View on Downtown Beirut. Once the bustling center of Beirut, was completed destroyed during the civil war. Now under reconstruction or redevolepment.
Hi Manny, Very nice shot(s)!. Here's an
updated version, almost 2 years later at the same
time more or less. You can see the Christmas tree
at the same place! Cheers.
Ah, I see. Thanks for the clarification. I had
forgotten that tags at gigapan.org get mangled by the
system - very annoying and unhelpful on occasions!
Your comment makes a valid point. The tag should
be "martyrs' square" rather than
simply "martyr". It is the name given to
the square located at the very bottom of the road,
where the X-mas tree is located to be more
precise. This square is very symbolic to the
Why is "martyr" a tag on this image? I
am sure there have been many martyrs in this part
of the world, but is there a specific reason for
using it as a tag here? Is the mosque named for a
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