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Deir An Natoura
Lebanon

Well, this area of Lebanon is know for making salt; here by the sea, a 900 years old greek orthodoxe monastery.

An old nun is living there alone with a lot of cats; she will open the chapel if you ask her with respect :)

Copyright: Melkan Bassil
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Taken: 12/02/2010
Geüpload: 18/06/2010
Geüpdatet: 18/09/2014
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Tags: church; orthodoxe; greek; monastery; chapel; icon; seashore; saline; lebanon; enfeh; middle east; liban; mediterranean
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