Outstanding Travel Photos

October 10, 2005

I am NOT the Tourism Board.

Filed under: — laurenz @ 7:33 pm

I am NOT the Tourism Board., originally uploaded by ahmedzahid.

The photographer: When I was working at Sun Island ( www.villahotels.com/sun/index.htm )
this used to be a favourite spot.
Off limits for the tourists, (because of unloading and other back-house activities) this jetty is bypassed by many, as uninteresting and Ugly.

I find many photo opportunities, of both action and scenery, here.

Beauty, they say, is in the eye of the beholder.”

Ramadan ,The month of fasting

Filed under: — laurenz @ 6:03 am



Ramadan ,The month of fasting, originally uploaded by s3ood.

“Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. For more than a billion Muslims around the world, Ramadan is a “month of blessing” marked by prayer, fasting, and charity. Muslims believe that during the month of Ramadan, Allah revealed the first verses of the Qur’an, the holy book of Islam. Muslims practice sawm, or fasting, for the entire month of Ramadan. This means that they may eat or drink nothing, including water, while the sun shines. Fasting is one of the Five Pillars (duties) of Islam. As with other Islamic duties, all able Muslims take part in sawm from about age twelve. Fasting serves many purposes. While they are hungry and thirsty, Muslims are reminded of the suffering of the poor. Fasting is also an opportunity to practice self-control and to cleanse the body and mind. And in this most sacred month, fasting helps Muslims feel the peace that comes from spiritual devotion as well as kinship with fellow believers.”



    

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