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Remote Monasteries Photo Essay.

In images on March 10, 2013 at 13:37

 

This is Tiger’s Nest a very remote Tibetan monastery. This is an extremely important symbol in the country of Bhutan. This building was built in 1692.

This is Tiger’s Nest a very remote Tibetan monastery. This is an extremely important symbol in the country of Bhutan. This building was built in 1692.

Remote Monastery, Greece.

Remote Monaster,y Greece.

 

Monastery, Greece.

Monastery, Greece.

Meteora monastery, Greece

Meteora monastery, Greece

 

A Remote Monastery.

A Remote Monastery.

The caves in Meteora, Greece, had inhabitants for fifty millennia, but due to raids, “hermit monks” moved to the safety of sandstone rock pinnacles in the 9th century and began building monasteries. More monks and nuns came, building more monasteries perched high upon the cliffs.

The caves in Meteora, Greece, had inhabitants for fifty millennia, but due to raids, “hermit monks” moved to the safety of sandstone rock pinnacles in the 9th century and began building monasteries. More monks and nuns came, building more monasteries perched high upon the cliffs.

 

Monastery, Var lam,Greece.

Monastery, Var lam,Greece.

Monastery View  Meteora.

Monastery View Meteora.

http://www.lovethesepics.com/2011/02/mystical-magical-magnificent-monasteries-in-meteora-20-pics/

 

 

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