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Eger, Hungary

We have been looking forward to going to Eger for a long time! We knew that we needed to find time to visit this smaller Hungarian town. 1,379 more words

RTW

Minaret at sunset

The minaret of one of many scores of mosques in Bahrain pictured with the setting sun in the background even as street lights are switched on. 11 more words

Picture Of The Day

A Change of Climate

Swish of tyres on tarmac, passing,

sunshine streams, pooled pavements,

broad silvered snail trails of light,

reflection rippled in shallow puddles,

dark stark trees, spider limbs. 115 more words

Poetry

The origin of...Minaret

“If the God of revelation is most appropriately worshipped in the temple of religion, the God of nature may be equally honored in the temple of science. 324 more words

Culture

Minaret of Jam: what it is and why it is important

On Aug 28th, 2014 BBC published an article about the minaret of Jam, Afghanistan, which is “in danger to collapse”. The news spread throughout Twitter, drawing more attention on the fact. 1,396 more words

Epigraphy

The Minaret of Jam becomes the Leaning Tower of Ghor

The minaret of Jam, one of Afghanistan’s cultural marvels, is in danger of collapse. Centuries of neglect and frequent floods have weakened this fabled 800-year-old structure in the remote province of Ghor. 515 more words

Writing & Writers