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26-DEC-2009 Xavi Barneda

Maalula Village

Maalula, Syria

Maalula, is a christian village, situated at North West of Damascus. Maalula means "the entrance" in Aramaic, referring to its dramatic location at the entrance to a rocky gorge.One of its mein characteristics is that Aramaic (was the native language of Jesus of Nazareth) language is still spoken there.

Nikon D90
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Steve Morris18-Feb-2010 13:17
Very graphic in appearance - lovely photo!BV
an nguyen13-Feb-2010 21:30
marie-jose wolff02-Feb-2010 21:51
beautiful and typical little village, well captured! V
bill friedlander27-Jan-2010 21:54
Dramatic view of the town clinging to the side of the cliff. V
Paco López23-Jan-2010 06:22
Increible lugar!! Excelente, V!!
Jean Chiasson22-Jan-2010 22:22
Fantastic comp and perspective Xavi vote
Valene22-Jan-2010 19:04
Wonderful image of this ancient village! V
Guest 22-Jan-2010 12:04
Lovely village, vertical and with so many satellites against the ancient view, V
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