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March 11, 2005

Monemvasia

Filed under: — lbobke @ 11:03 am

Monemvasia
The ruins of the abandoned upper town of Monemvasa are a mystical place, - especially if you get there very early in the morning - or shortly before sunset.
This is the silhouette of one of the walls.
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PS: Here’s a tip on how to take pictures of dramatic silhouettes.

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Random post from the past:

Luxor Temple: avenue of sphinxes

12 years after my last visit, I was fortunate to see the temple under a full moon - again! This is one of the sphinxes that belonged to the avenue of sphinxes that once connected Luxor temple and Karnak. Today, only small parts of this avenue are visible, - it must have been wonderful when it was still 3 km long! The head looks very much like the head of Ramesses II at the front Pylon, that I photographed twelve years ago. click to see a larger version of the photo. ...

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