Thursday, August 16, 2012

Water, sun, and fun

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Fun in the sun under a clear blue SkyWatch Friday sky.

Kids whose families can't afford a real swimming pool play in Jerusalem's Lion Fountain.
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The lion is the symbol of Jerusalem.
This fountain was a gift from German Chancellor Helmut Kohl to Jerusalem.
The dove of peace perches atop the Tree of Life.
Sprouts on the tree symbolize the branching of three Abrahamic faiths from a single root.
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12 comments:

eileeninmd said...

What fun! Love the fountain and the pretty sky. Happy skywatching!

Revrunner said...

Looks VERY popular!

Gary said...

Looks like a great idea. Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Tree of Life! Yes! I bought one in Mexico a few weeks ago. I love to see how people all over the world fashion Trees of Life!

Fence at Sunrise

cieldequimper said...

I wouldn't mind dipping my toes in!

Kay said...

And what a gorgeous fountain that is, Dina. I'll bet the kids love it.

RuneE said...

An elephant giving showers - that was elegant!

Dina said...

Magical Mystical Teacher, see what the Armenians do with the tree of life!
http://jerusalemhillsdailyphoto.blogspot.co.il/2008/09/trees-of-life.html

Rune, haha, very poetic. Now that you mention it, I can see how the fountain might look like an elephant.

Birdman said...

We're both 'talking' water today. Love fountains. I'm drawn to them.

JM said...

That's a great looking fountain with so many cool details!

Karl Demetz said...

This is a very beautiful fountain, Dina!

VP said...

The dove, the branches... and the lions awaiting the right moment!