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A Different Ramadan in the Time of CoronaVirus – Photobook Photography Article

A Different Ramadan in the Time of CoronaVirus This summer may be the very first summer I have ever spent in Saudi Arabia.  Since we moved to Jeddah in 2007, I have been fortunate enough to leave here during the brutally hot temperatures of summer.  I usually spend my summers in the beautiful cool Pacific Northwest in Washington State, where temperatures are generally in the 70s.  The older I get, the less tolerant of the heat I am.I must say…

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Happy! – Vincent de Groot – Black & White Photography Article

Happy! – Vincent de Groot Happy! – Vincent de Groot Like this:Like Loading… Related Post navigation This website uses cookies and 3rd party services to improve your experience. We… This is only a snippet of a Black and White Photography Article written by Vincent de Groot Read Full Article

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Street-life in Mea Shearim (Jerusalem) – Black & White Photography Article

Street-life in Mea Shearim (Jerusalem) It is not the easiest thing to capture the street-life in the Mea Shearim (מאה שערים) neighborhood, I somehow managed it. The walls are plastered with Pashkevilin (announcements) by the Haredi Jews.  The Pashkevilim are sometimes distributed anonymously; however, many are posted with rabbinic endorsements or the name of an activist group appended to the bottom. The medium is often used as an anonymous means of publicly attacking a person or group, and even those…

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Orthodox priest in Bahir Dar (Ethiopia) – Black & White Photography Article

Orthodox priest in Bahir Dar (Ethiopia) Orthodox priest in Bahir Dar (Ethiopia) – Vincent de Groot Like this:Like Loading… Related Post navigation This website uses cookies and 3rd party services to… This is only a snippet of a Black and White Photography Article written by Vincent de Groot Read Full Article

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Amhara Nikisat – Vincent de Groot – Black & White Photography Article

Amhara Nikisat – Vincent de Groot The Amhara people also known as Abyssinians, are an ethnic group from the northern and central Ethiopian highlands. The neck and facial tattoos called Nikisat are standing out against the traditional white clothing and elaborate jewelry. Lines of tiny crosses along jaws and traditional Ethiopian shaped crosses on foreheads prove the intensive dedication to the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church. A YouTube video/slide-show about the celebration of Timkat in Gondar (Ethiopia) can be found here. Like this:Like…

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What to Pack in your bags for the Hajj 2017 – ProSaudi Blog – Photobook Photography Article

What to Pack in your bags for the Hajj 2017 – ProSaudi Blog Hajj 2017 is coming within coming week. Here is a list of items which you need to pack in your bags before going to Hajj. This list is compiled by Learn-From-Your-Mistakes-Blog. I just re-write that given information for you.   What to Pack if you are going to Hajj – Men & Women Ihram outfits 2 pcs: One to wear on first day and second you may…

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SUSIE of ARABIA: Saudi Ramadan Scenes – Photobook Photography Article

SUSIE of ARABIA: Saudi Ramadan Scenes The month of Ramadan is in full swing. It began May 26 and will end June 24 this year. Ramadan is the month of the year when Muslims abstain from food, drink, and impure thoughts during the daylight hours. It is a time of reflection, self-discipline, and devotion, generosity of spirit, and for family and friends to get together. As soon as the sun goes down each day during Ramadan, the fasting period ends…

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“You’re Lucky You Are Cute!” – Photobook Photography Article

“You’re Lucky You Are Cute!” “You’re lucky you are cute.  If you weren’t, you wouldn’t be sitting here next to me.” I can’t tell you how many times my husband has said that to me over the years.  While I feel like he is mostly joking, deep down I can’t help but think that there must be some truth to it.  Lucky for me, he still thinks I am cute at age 65.  Lucky for me, he likes chubby women!…

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