Monday, December 19, 2011

Photography of Palestine

I recalled Mark Twain words when I photographed these ruins in Ramleh recently:

"Of all the lands there are for dismal scenery, I think Palestine must be the prince. The hills are barren, they are dull of color, they are unpicturesque in shape. The valleys are unsightly deserts fringed with a feeble vegetation that has an expression about it of being sorrowful and despondent
 Palestine is no more of this work-day world. It is sacred to poetry and tradition -it is dream-land." 

Mark Twain Innocents Abroad 1869


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