Tag: religion

  • The Great Mosque of Touba (Sénégal)

    written by azurblue on 2010-02-25 #places
    The Great Mosque of Touba (Sénégal)

    The Great Mosque of Touba, though it is not well not outside Sénégal - is one of the largest mosque of Africa.

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  • Marae of Taputapuatea

    written by vicuna on 2010-02-21 #places
    Marae of Taputapuatea

    When I arrived on Raiatea last summer and asked people what could be interesting to visit on this island, all told me "marae of Taputapuatea".... sorry, but "mara-what of Tapauatatu what????" Didn't absolutely understand what was the name of this place and what it could be.... Curious to know more about this strange place? Don't worry, I'll explain it to you :)

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  • St Vincent day in Valencia, Spain

    written by neja on 2010-06-24 #places
    St Vincent day in Valencia, Spain

    23 of January- Holiday of the St.Vincent Martyr, the patron of Valencia. San Vicente Martír was born in Huesca in the 4th century, and studied religion in Zaragoza. In those days, Christianity was more like a cult, and the Roman emperors still in charge looked upon it disfavorably.

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  • The Oldest and Lowest City in the World - Jericho, Israel

    written by jogintas on 2009-07-08 #places
    The Oldest and Lowest City in the World - Jericho, Israel

    Jericho is the lowest permanently inhabited site on earth. It is also believed to be one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities of the world. Want to join?

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  • Higantes Festival of Angono, Rizal

    written by eazy360 on 2009-03-10 #places
    Higantes Festival of Angono, Rizal

    Religious revelry and local fanfare characterize most festivals in the Philippine islands. One such festive celebration occurs a stone's throw away from Metro Manila. Every November 23, the lakeside town of Angono in Rizal province wakes up to a big and bright celebration in honor of the town's patron, St. Clement.

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