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  1. Garden of Gethsemane

    Snapshot Title: Garden of Gethsemane
    Taken by: eyap

    Image: Jerusalem, Israel
    Image Owner: eyap



    Description:

    This olive garden on the slopes of the Mount of Olives is where Jesus spent his last night praying before his arrest.



  2. At-Tur

    Snapshot Title: At-Tur
    Taken by: eyap

    Image: Jerusalem, Israel
    Image Owner: eyap



    Description:

    At-Tur (Arabic: [big]الطور[/big], lit. "The Mount" in Arabic) is an Arab neighborhood on the Mount of Olives approximately 1 km east of the Old City of Jerusalem. At-Tur is situated in East Jerus...



  3. Brigham Young University Jerusalem Center

    Snapshot Title: Brigham Young University Jerusalem Center
    Taken by: eyap

    Image: Jerusalem, Israel
    Image Owner: eyap



    Description:

    The Brigham Young University Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies (BYU Jerusalem Center), situated on Mount Scopus in Jerusalem, Israel, is a satellite campus of Brigham Young University (BYU), t...



  4. Church of the Paternoster

    Snapshot Title: Church of the Paternoster
    Taken by: eyap

    Image: Jerusalem, Israel
    Image Owner: eyap



    Description:

    Named after Our Father, this church was built above a grotto thought to be where Christ had taught his disciples how to pray the Lord's Prayer.
    It now is known for tiled panels of the Lord's Prayer i...



  5. Jewish cemetary

    Snapshot Title: Jewish cemetary
    Taken by: eyap

    Image: Jerusalem, Israel
    Image Owner: eyap



    Description:

    On slopes of Mt of Olives



  6. Dome of the Rock

    Snapshot Title: Dome of the Rock
    Taken by: eyap

    Image: Jerusalem, Israel
    Image Owner: eyap



    Description:

    Gleaming gold in the evening sun.



  7. Seven Arches Hotel

    Snapshot Title: Seven Arches Hotel
    Taken by: eyap

    Image: Jerusalem, Israel
    Image Owner: eyap



    Description:

    Modern hotel, built when Mt of Olives was under Jordanian control. Formerly the Intercontinental Hotel, itl is owned by the Jordanian government but is currently possessed by the Custodian of Absentee...



  8. Hebrew University, Mt Scopus campus and tower

    Snapshot Title: Hebrew University, Mt Scopus campus and tower
    Taken by: eyap

    Image: Jerusalem, Israel
    Image Owner: eyap



    Description:

    This hill used was a UN-protected zone within Jordanian control from 1948-1967. A new campus was built after it came under Israel control and completed in 1981. It is now the main campus of Hebrew Uni...



  9. Blue Fly?

    Snapshot Title: Blue Fly?
    Taken by: Robin Hart-Jones

    Image: 110225 - Costa Rica, Area de Conservacion (ACG), Volcan Cacao, Cima del Volcan
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    Not sure what!



  10. View towards New City

    Snapshot Title: View towards New City
    Taken by: eyap

    Image: Jerusalem, Israel - At Night
    Image Owner: eyap



    Description:

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  11. Entrance to underground Mamilla Mall

    Snapshot Title: Entrance to underground Mamilla Mall
    Taken by: eyap

    Image: Jerusalem, Israel - At Night
    Image Owner: eyap



    Description:

    Shopping mall with boutique shops.



  12. HaEmek Street

    Snapshot Title: HaEmek Street
    Taken by: eyap

    Image: Jerusalem, Israel - At Night
    Image Owner: eyap



    Description:

    Just outside Jaffa Gate



  13. Phasael's Tower

    Snapshot Title: Phasael's Tower
    Taken by: eyap

    Image: Jerusalem, Israel - At Night
    Image Owner: eyap



    Description:

    This large defensive tower of the Citadel was built by Herod the Great, and named after his brother Phasael.



  14. Tower of David Minaret

    Snapshot Title: Tower of David Minaret
    Taken by: eyap

    Image: Jerusalem, Israel - At Night
    Image Owner: eyap



    Description:

    The minaret was built in 1655, long after David's reign. The misnomer arose because of confusion over the geographical layout of the city. David's City is located some distance away, just outside the ...



  15. Furled flower

    Snapshot Title: Furled flower
    Taken by: Rich Gibson

    Image: Green stuff...close up
    Image Owner: Rich Gibson



    Description:

    ready to burst free with the summer



  16. Ramparts Walk

    Snapshot Title: Ramparts Walk
    Taken by: eyap

    Image: Jerusalem, Israel - At Night
    Image Owner: eyap



    Description:

    It is possible to walk on the top of the wall, either along the north (to Lion's Gate) or along the south (to Dung Gate). See other panoramas for views from this 1km long walk across roof tops.



  17. Insects or spots?

    Snapshot Title: Insects or spots?
    Taken by: Rich Gibson

    Image: Green stuff...close up
    Image Owner: Rich Gibson



    Description:

    I can't tell...Spencer says they are insects, so who am I to argue with a twelve year old?



  18. Hairs on a leaf

    Snapshot Title: Hairs on a leaf
    Taken by: Rich Gibson

    Image: Green stuff...close up
    Image Owner: Rich Gibson



    Description:

    A clover I think.



  19. Kissing flowers

    Snapshot Title: Kissing flowers
    Taken by: Rich Gibson

    Image: Green stuff...close up
    Image Owner: Rich Gibson



    Description:

    Well...how do I know they are not kissing?



  20. Jaffa Gate Road

    Snapshot Title: Jaffa Gate Road
    Taken by: eyap

    Image: Jerusalem, Israel - At Night
    Image Owner: eyap



    Description:

    This is actually a breach in the wall, made in 1898 to accomodate the visiting kaiser, Wilhelm II and his party to ride into the city. The current road uses this entry into the city.



  21. Jaffa Gate

    Snapshot Title: Jaffa Gate
    Taken by: eyap

    Image: Jerusalem, Israel - At Night
    Image Owner: eyap



    Description:

    This is the actual gate through which a pedestrian tunnel passes. This was used to slow down charging enemy troops. Its Hebrew name is Sha'ar Yafo, as the road leading out of the city heads towards th...



  22. nearbynature mosquito

    Snapshot Title: nearbynature mosquito
    Taken by: Giga Works

    Image: Bruj Al Arab, Dubai
    Image Owner: Giga Works



    Description:



  23. decapitated statue

    Snapshot Title: decapitated statue
    Taken by: Glen David Short

    Image: Preah Khan ruined temple Cambodia
    Image Owner: Glen David Short



    Description:

    Some statues had been 'restored' in the early 1900s with cement and iron rods, only to be destroyed or looted during the civil unrest which consumed much of the latter part of the century.



  24. Ancient carving

    Snapshot Title: Ancient carving
    Taken by: Glen David Short

    Image: Preah Khan ruined temple Cambodia
    Image Owner: Glen David Short



    Description:

    n ancient carving of a horse and cart, and an archer.



  25. Table for 4

    Snapshot Title: Table for 4
    Taken by: Giga Works

    Image: Byblos World Heritage Site - Lebanon
    Image Owner: Giga Works



    Description:



  26. And yet it grows

    Snapshot Title: And yet it grows
    Taken by: Rich Gibson

    Image: More ground
    Image Owner: Rich Gibson



    Description:

    I can't make these out, they look like buds or something.



  27. Leaf fragment

    Snapshot Title: Leaf fragment
    Taken by: Rich Gibson

    Image: More ground
    Image Owner: Rich Gibson



    Description:

    Just a leaf that had fallen into the frame



  28. Phasel's Tower

    Snapshot Title: Phasel's Tower
    Taken by: eyap

    Image: The Citadel, Old Jerusalem, Israel
    Image Owner: eyap



    Description:

    This large defensive tower was built by Herod the Great and named after his brother. It was demolished by Hadrian in AD135 and partly rebuilt in the 14th century.



  29. East Tower

    Snapshot Title: East Tower
    Taken by: eyap

    Image: The Citadel, Old Jerusalem, Israel
    Image Owner: eyap



    Description:

    One of 6 towers of the Citadel.



  30. Turkish surrender to British

    Snapshot Title: Turkish surrender to British
    Taken by: eyap

    Image: The Citadel, Old Jerusalem, Israel
    Image Owner: eyap



    Description:

    These steps are where the British troops, under General Allenby, accepted the surrender of Jerusalem by the Ottoman Turks in 1917 during the First World War.



  31. Triple-Arched Gateway

    Snapshot Title: Triple-Arched Gateway
    Taken by: eyap

    Image: The Citadel, Old Jerusalem, Israel
    Image Owner: eyap



    Description:

    This ornamental gate was built in the 16th century.



  32. Riverboat

    Snapshot Title: Riverboat
    Taken by: Rodrigo Consuegra

    Image: Rio Magdalena Barranquilla Colombia
    Image Owner: Rodrigo Blanco



    Description:

    Missisipi en Colombia



  33. Magdalena

    Snapshot Title: Magdalena
    Taken by: Rodrigo Consuegra

    Image: Rio Magdalena Barranquilla Colombia
    Image Owner: Rodrigo Blanco



    Description:

    Nombre del vapor



  34. More garbage

    Snapshot Title: More garbage
    Taken by: studio6420 studio6420

    Image: Sutro Baths, Sunday June 11th, 2011
    Image Owner: Neil Girling



    Description:

    hmmmm



  35. Gulls

    Snapshot Title: Gulls
    Taken by: studio6420 studio6420

    Image: Sutro Baths, Sunday June 11th, 2011
    Image Owner: Neil Girling



    Description:

    There must be something down here to eat



  36. Litter

    Snapshot Title: Litter
    Taken by: studio6420 studio6420

    Image: Sutro Baths, Sunday June 11th, 2011
    Image Owner: Neil Girling



    Description:

    It's the same everywhere, toss it away and make a mess.



  37. Barranquilla

    Snapshot Title: Barranquilla
    Taken by: Jorge Enrique Hurtado Farfan

    Image: Rio Magdalena Barranquilla Colombia
    Image Owner: Rodrigo Blanco



    Description:

    Sin lugar a dudas



  38. graffiti

    Snapshot Title: graffiti
    Taken by: programmer

    Image: Sutro Baths, Sunday June 11th, 2011
    Image Owner: Neil Girling



    Description:

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  39. what are you pointing at?

    Snapshot Title: what are you pointing at?
    Taken by: programmer

    Image: Sutro Baths, Sunday June 11th, 2011
    Image Owner: Neil Girling



    Description:

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  40. lost her legs

    Snapshot Title: lost her legs
    Taken by: programmer

    Image: Sutro Baths, Sunday June 11th, 2011
    Image Owner: Neil Girling



    Description:

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