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Guard Tower … Altit Fort

Altit Fort is an ancient fort, some 1100 years old in Hunza Valley situated in northern Pakistan. The Guard Tower is the highest point of the fort: The man the photo is my colleague Dr. Husain. The most interesting part

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Miswak

Miswak is a twig or root of a special bush used to clean teeth: One end of the palm length twig is chewed to splay the fibers. The fiber then helps to clean, polish and floss one’s teeth. It is

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Stairs … Aya Sofia

Inside Aya Sofia, Istanbul: I like the subtle light and darkness. Enjoy.

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Kocatepe … The Interior #3

This is third post (and may be the last) of this beautiful mosque. Today I present few shots from the third level. Looking down. See the immense interior: A tighter shot: Looking up: Looking sideways: A quite corner: Enjoy.

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Happy 4th of July

Have a nice weekend.

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Kocatepe … The Interior #02

Some more interior shots of the mosque. As seen from level #2 A wider shot: The big globe is surrounded by several smaller globes. It looks like a solar system right inside the mosque. Zooming in a bit: As the

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Kocatepe…The Interior

The Big Mosque is officially known as Kocatepe Mosque. It is not an old mosque and was built in the 70s. The interior is multi level, so I will take a few posts to cover it. First shot as one

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