Friday, March 11, 2011

Herod's Gate/Flower Gate in a van window

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For James' Weekend Reflections here is Jerusalem's Flower Gate (aka Herod's Gate) reflected in a van window.
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Funny how the glass makes the straight Old City wall curve on top, almost like the springing of an arch.
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The Flower Gate's metal outer staircase also makes a fancy shadow for this weekend's Shadow Shot Sunday.
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The gate was refurbished and rededicated last June.
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15 comments:

ρομπερτ said...

How impressive a sight.

Please have a good start into the weekend.


daily athens

Kim, USA said...

Wow this is pretty beautiful!
WR-Sunset

Kay said...

Aha... two birds with one stone, hunh?

VP said...

The gate is really in brilliant shape.

Francisca said...

A gorgeous gate, and your eagle eye spied and captured two very different perspectives: a reflection and a shadow. Cool, Dina. And yes, I am much closer to you now, and farther out of harms way (although I read this morning that the threat of the tsunami hitting the east coast has subsided). :-)

Rob and Mandy said...

Lovely photos, and what a good job they did with the gate!

Birdman said...

Love your first shot. So interesting where we discover some fine images. See it all in a different way.

DawnTreader said...

Very impressive. It's very intersting to see your photos from Jerusalem.

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Kay L. Davies said...

Your photos are somehow a cross between an education and a dream. Thank you!
(And the shadows and reflection are super.)
-- K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

'Tsuki said...

Mais c'est un reflet historique que nous avons le plaisir de découvrir cette semaine sur ce blog... Fabuleux !

Mais c'est curieux, je ne m'en souvenais pas comme ça, de la porte de Hérode, en fait... Avec cet escalier en façade... et ce retrait ! J'ai dû oublier de me retourner une fois que j'étais passée en dessous.

Alissa Nicolau said...

Great shots. I would really like to visit one day!

sue said...

Love the staircase shadow up so high. I want to get up there and take photos!

Hey Harriet said...

That staircase does provide a very fancy shadow! It's a beautiful building too!

JM said...

Fancy shadow indeed and beautiful wall.

spacedlaw said...

Great reflection!