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Dome in the Blue Mosque, Mazar-e-Sharif

© 2010 BH Neely for US Dept of State In late August of 2010, I accompanied Rashad Hussain, the President’s Special Envoy to the Organization of Islamic Countries, to Mazar-e-Sharif. One thing that stood out for me was our visit … Continue reading

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Taj Mahal Reflection, Agra, India

When I went to the Taj Mahal, I was looking for that view that I’d never seen before. I’m happy to do touristy snaps, but when I’m making Photography, or worse yet, Art, touristy snaps aren’t on the menu. And … Continue reading

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The Blue Mosque, Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan

If you’re into religious history, the Blue Mosque in Mazar-e-Sharif is one of a few reputed burial sites for Ali, Mohammed’s cousin and son-in-law (there’s a lot of that). If the history’s important to you, the Wikipedia page for it … Continue reading

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