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Our night climb and the sunrise at Mt. Sinai

Sunday, October 9, 2011

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Our night climb and the sunrise at Mt. Sinai

Mount Sinai is one of the few places on earth important for followers of three different religions – Christians, Muslims and Jews. It is considered (not without some controversies) as the place where Moses received the Ten Commandments. Nowadays, this 2285 m (7497 ft) high peak is popular not only among the tourists seeking spiritual […]

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Mar Musa monastery –
an unforgettable experience

Monday, July 4, 2011

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Mar Musa monastery – <br> an unforgettable experience

Until the end of our time in Syria, we weren’t entirely sure whether or not we wanted to visit Mar Musa monastery. Reading about it sure encouraged us to consider at least a short visit for a few hours, however given the weather conditions and the seemingly tough climb up a mountain to get there […]

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