Friday, May 29, 2009

Saint George

Saint George Orthodox Monastery, Wadi Qelt
Saint George Orthodox Monastery
Wadi Qelt, West Bank, May 1990

7 comments:

Christopher Raun Leth said...

What a view! And quite a climb to get this shot I imagine?

cieldequimper said...

Amazing. Simply amazing where some monasteries were built.

m_m said...

Wow! Nice location:)

Ayie said...

Woah, what a beautiful site. I's love to visit that church too!

Baruch said...

Oh wow, how impressive! How did they manage to build it there and how long did it take them?!

Vogon Poet said...

The present church was built in 1912 over the ruins of a 16th century chapel. Little of the original chapel has survived, it was supposed to be where St George has lived for part of his life.

Monastery of Saint George

Tinsie said...

WOW! That's amazing!!