4
Aug 2017

A view from the Saint Charbel Church

By Ahsan Abbas in Landscape Photography | Comment
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A view from the back of the Saint Charbel Church. Youssef Antoun Makhlouf joined the Lebanese Maronite Order in 1851 and by becoming a monk he took the name Charbel, after a Christian Martyr in Antioch from the 2nd century. The church is a site for pilgrims from Christian and Muslim faiths in Lebanon. As […]

28
Jul 2017

Stunning Cheddar Gorge is definitely worth a visit!

By Ahsan Abbas in My Photography, Photography Trips, Travel | Comment
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Cheddar Gorge is located in Somerset, England. After a recommendation, I decided to visit the area to get a glimpse of the gorge first hand. A quick check of the weather the day before showed a window of opportunity to head across the country and enjoy a sunny and warm day! The drive from London […]

11
Jun 2017

Sailing in Lebanon

By Ahsan Abbas in Travel | Comment
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With over 300 sunny days per year, sea water and perfect wind conditions throughout the year, Lebanon, on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean, is the ideal location for sailing. Indeed these conditions played an important role in the development of this coastline over thousands of years. For the Phoenicians, Egyptians, Byzantines and the Ottoman […]

13
Apr 2017

See how large the temple is…

By Ahsan Abbas in Travel | Comment
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  This is the Temple of Bacchus, located in the Baalbeck, Lebanon. In this video you will see how large this temple and understand the scale of one section of a much larger Roman ruin.  

12
Apr 2017

Ever felt like an ant?

By Ahsan Abbas in General Photography, Landscape Photography | Comment
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I took this photo at The #Temple of #Bacchus also known as the sanctuary of #Atargatis with its 69m length and 36m width and its 18.2m high columns makes you feel like an ant when you walk through its entrance. There is no antique temple of this size anywhere else in the world that is so well preserved. Atargatis was the […]

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