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  1. our old orchard clock

    Snapshot Title: our old orchard clock
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Webster Groves, Missouri
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    bethesa is a retirement complex



  2. talk about a big apple

    Snapshot Title: talk about a big apple
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Webster Groves, Missouri
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    these are great seats



  3. Woman

    Snapshot Title: Woman
    Taken by: Bob Mangrich

    Image: Sultanahmet Camii
    Image Owner: patrick malloy



    Description:

    Woman in the Mosque wearing modest dress covering her entire body including a hijab covering her hair.



  4. Pescador

    Snapshot Title: Pescador
    Taken by: M G

    Image: Toledo, el Valle del Tajo desde el Cerro del Bú
    Image Owner: José María Moreno Santiago



    Description:

    pescando con dos cañas



  5. Clocks

    Snapshot Title: Clocks
    Taken by: Bob Mangrich

    Image: Sultanahmet Camii
    Image Owner: patrick malloy



    Description:

    clock



  6. Piragüistas

    Snapshot Title: Piragüistas
    Taken by: M G

    Image: Toledo, el Valle del Tajo desde el Cerro del Bú
    Image Owner: José María Moreno Santiago



    Description:

    preparandose



  7. Elephant foot

    Snapshot Title: Elephant foot
    Taken by: Bob Mangrich

    Image: Sultanahmet Camii
    Image Owner: patrick malloy



    Description:

    massive pillar



  8. Bunkers

    Snapshot Title: Bunkers
    Taken by: bill epoch

    Image: Big Bend
    Image Owner: bill epoch



    Description:

    1001 Kittitas



  9. clock

    Snapshot Title: clock
    Taken by: Bob Mangrich

    Image: Sultanahmet Camii
    Image Owner: patrick malloy



    Description:

    clocks are important because prayer times change at different times of the year.



  10. calligraphy

    Snapshot Title: calligraphy
    Taken by: Bob Mangrich

    Image: Sultanahmet Camii
    Image Owner: patrick malloy



    Description:

    intrinsic writting



  11. colorful designs

    Snapshot Title: colorful designs
    Taken by: Bob Mangrich

    Image: Sultanahmet Camii
    Image Owner: patrick malloy



    Description:

    colorful design



  12. Stained Glass Window

    Snapshot Title: Stained Glass Window
    Taken by: ricky sebring

    Image: Sultanahmet Camii
    Image Owner: patrick malloy



    Description:

    Highly detailed stained glass design often depicting tulips.



  13. Muhammed

    Snapshot Title: Muhammed
    Taken by: Bob Mangrich

    Image: Sultanahmet Camii
    Image Owner: patrick malloy



    Description:

    the prophet



  14. Allah

    Snapshot Title: Allah
    Taken by: Bob Mangrich

    Image: Sultanahmet Camii
    Image Owner: patrick malloy



    Description:

    "the god"



  15. Elephant Feet

    Snapshot Title: Elephant Feet
    Taken by: ricky sebring

    Image: Sultanahmet Camii
    Image Owner: patrick malloy



    Description:

    Large pillars that the dome in the Sultanahmet or Blue Mosque rest on.



  16. Central Dome

    Snapshot Title: Central Dome
    Taken by: Bob Mangrich

    Image: Sultanahmet Camii
    Image Owner: patrick malloy



    Description:

    highest dome



  17. elephant foot

    Snapshot Title: elephant foot
    Taken by: Meghan Kelley

    Image: Sultanahmet Camii
    Image Owner: patrick malloy



    Description:

    elephant foot. part of structure



  18. lights

    Snapshot Title: lights
    Taken by: Meghan Kelley

    Image: Sultanahmet Camii
    Image Owner: patrick malloy



    Description:

    chandelier



  19. Minbar

    Snapshot Title: Minbar
    Taken by: Bob Mangrich

    Image: Sultanahmet Camii
    Image Owner: patrick malloy



    Description:

    Stairway from where sermons are given.



  20. Mahfil

    Snapshot Title: Mahfil
    Taken by: ricky sebring

    Image: Sultanahmet Camii
    Image Owner: patrick malloy



    Description:

    A place in the mosque where designated people of importance can sit and pray or a quiet place where studying can take place while people are not praying.



  21. stained glass windows

    Snapshot Title: stained glass windows
    Taken by: Meghan Kelley

    Image: Sultanahmet Camii
    Image Owner: patrick malloy



    Description:

    stained glass windows



  22. Mihrab

    Snapshot Title: Mihrab
    Taken by: Bob Mangrich

    Image: Sultanahmet Camii
    Image Owner: patrick malloy



    Description:

    points towards Mecca



  23. Islamic Calligraphy

    Snapshot Title: Islamic Calligraphy
    Taken by: ricky sebring

    Image: Sultanahmet Camii
    Image Owner: patrick malloy



    Description:

    The artistic practice of handwriting used to represent God as God cannot be represented by images according to this religion.



  24. calligraphy

    Snapshot Title: calligraphy
    Taken by: Meghan Kelley

    Image: Sultanahmet Camii
    Image Owner: patrick malloy



    Description:

    (beautiful writing)



  25. Geometric Design

    Snapshot Title: Geometric Design
    Taken by: ricky sebring

    Image: Sultanahmet Camii
    Image Owner: patrick malloy



    Description:

    Ornamental design used in the decor of mosques.



  26. Muhammad

    Snapshot Title: Muhammad
    Taken by: ricky sebring

    Image: Sultanahmet Camii
    Image Owner: patrick malloy



    Description:

    Prophet of God just like Jesus and others. He was the last prophet of Allah and Muslims believed that no prophet will come after him.



  27. Inscription of Allah

    Snapshot Title: Inscription of Allah
    Taken by: ricky sebring

    Image: Sultanahmet Camii
    Image Owner: patrick malloy



    Description:

    Allah is a standard Arabic word for God.



  28. The centeral dome of moque

    Snapshot Title: The centeral dome of moque
    Taken by: ricky sebring

    Image: Sultanahmet Camii
    Image Owner: patrick malloy



    Description:

    The domes are placed above the main prayer hall,signifies the vaults of heaven and the sky.



  29. Minibar

    Snapshot Title: Minibar
    Taken by: ricky sebring

    Image: Sultanahmet Camii
    Image Owner: patrick malloy



    Description:

    Where the imam stands to deliver the sermons.



  30. El Zocalo desde la Torre Latinoamerica

    Snapshot Title: El Zocalo desde la Torre Latinoamerica
    Taken by: Tech Horizon

    Image: Ciudad de Mexico Mirador Torre Latino Americana Jack Co Ltd JCSO
    Image Owner: Jack Sandoval



    Description:

    bit.ly/MXZocaloDF Will open in a new tab or window



  31. Soccer Ball

    Snapshot Title: Soccer Ball
    Taken by: Michael Yon

    Image: Alexander the Great Citadel, Farah, Afghanistan
    Image Owner: Michael Yon



    Description:

    Apparently a boy or young man watching a newly scraped field.



  32. El zocalo desde La Torre Latinoamericana

    Snapshot Title: El zocalo desde La Torre Latinoamericana
    Taken by: Tech Horizon

    Image: Ciudad de Mexico Mirador Torre Latino Americana Jack Co Ltd JCSO
    Image Owner: Jack Sandoval



    Description:

    bit.ly/MXZocaloDF Will open in a new tab or window



  33. Old armored vehicles

    Snapshot Title: Old armored vehicles
    Taken by: Michael Yon

    Image: Alexander the Great Citadel, Farah, Afghanistan
    Image Owner: Michael Yon



    Description:

    Probably did not belong to Alexander.



  34. City within a City?

    Snapshot Title: City within a City?
    Taken by: Michael Yon

    Image: Alexander the Great Citadel, Farah, Afghanistan
    Image Owner: Michael Yon



    Description:

    Maybe this was Alexander's Forbidden City at this giant citadel.



  35. White salts

    Snapshot Title: White salts
    Taken by: Michael Yon

    Image: Alexander the Great Citadel, Farah, Afghanistan
    Image Owner: Michael Yon



    Description:

    I am told that crops cannot grow with high concentrations of this stuff, and I see it in many places.



  36. Shepherd at work

    Snapshot Title: Shepherd at work
    Taken by: Michael Yon

    Image: Alexander the Great Citadel, Farah, Afghanistan
    Image Owner: Michael Yon



    Description:

    Probably wishes he had an iPod



  37. Manmade caves

    Snapshot Title: Manmade caves
    Taken by: Michael Yon

    Image: Alexander the Great Citadel, Farah, Afghanistan
    Image Owner: Michael Yon



    Description:

    Some people live and do drugs in these caves. (As per a local, and i did see evidence of drug use.)



  38. Is that guy dead?

    Snapshot Title: Is that guy dead?
    Taken by: Michael Yon

    Image: Alexander the Great Citadel, Farah, Afghanistan
    Image Owner: Michael Yon



    Description:

    Barefooted man on the ground. I guess we'll never know.



  39. Communications tower

    Snapshot Title: Communications tower
    Taken by: Michael Yon

    Image: Alexander the Great Citadel, Farah, Afghanistan
    Image Owner: Michael Yon



    Description:

    In city of Farah



  40. Communications tower

    Snapshot Title: Communications tower
    Taken by: Michael Yon

    Image: Alexander the Great Citadel, Farah, Afghanistan
    Image Owner: Michael Yon



    Description:

    Cell phones are common in Afghanistan.



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