A Week-end Ritual (Eynali daği, Tabriz, تبریز)

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Eynali was a barren mountain on top of which there was a huge white rectangular antenna facing Tabriz city. The old building was claimed to be a shrine that housed the burial site of an Imamzadeh (a descendant of the profit of Islam). Friday mornings a fairly small group of young males would climb near the shrine. They could not do much due to heavy presence of plain cloth militia members who suppressed any form of mischievous behavior. In recent years trees have been planted around the shrine and the suppression has subsided to a level that the presence of females is noticeable.

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Comments (767)

Armando Buira on February 3, 2012

Very beautiful picture, very nice view!!! LIKE 482.

My best wishes, Armando

roby b on February 5, 2012

interesting and beautiful place


greetings roby b

Georgi Todorov on February 5, 2012

Very beautiful picture!LIKE

Garzer on February 7, 2012

Wonderful capture!Like! Greetings, Klaus

Matteo B on February 8, 2012

Great shot!


Best regards from Italy, matteberna

c. bayernengel on February 8, 2012

sehr schönes Bild, ❀like

Chapelle “Loup Gris”… on February 10, 2012

Très jolie scène de vieLIKE, amicalement, Willy

Sławek K. on February 12, 2012

Amazing picture of a wonderful photo. Great composition. Like

JAVIERTXOn,VIEWS, NO… on February 15, 2012

precioso lugar ,bonitos colores like

zafiro-rubi on February 16, 2012

Interesante lugar Samad. Like. Saludos y que tengas un excelente día, zafiro-rubí

elva712 on February 16, 2012

Excellent view and photo...LIKE

Sofia Siatravani on February 17, 2012

Fantastic picture!

◊ ♦ LIKE 492 ♦ ◊

Best wishes from Greece. Sofia.

Alfre MM on February 21, 2012

Hello Samat, an excellent capture, good point of view, beautiful light, pretty colors and dynamism, contributed by the wagon zigzageante. I like. Warm greetings, Alfredo..

Senad Džinić (Džine) on February 23, 2012

like 494

Achiper on February 25, 2012

Fantastic shot.
Already was like.
Best wishes.

Frederic Baiges on February 26, 2012

M'agrada L495. Molt bona foto.

Salutacions cordials.

K. Peters on February 27, 2012

Hallo Samad!

Phantastische Aufnahme!


Grüße von Klaus

ANGEL, EL ALFA III on February 28, 2012

Me gusta. Like. Saludos desde Madrid, España

Moni Quayle on March 3, 2012

Wonderful the picture and very interessting what you wrote about it. Like 498 .

Have a nice weekend,


Phạm Quyết Chiến on March 3, 2012

Very nice photo! Like!

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  • Uploaded on January 13, 2011
  • Attribution-No Derivative Works
    by Səməd
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot SX130 IS
    • Taken on 2010/11/05 00:43:18
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/1000)
    • Focal Length: 25.71mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash