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Papua New Guinea Face Paints

Tribal face paints in Papua New Guinea [37 Pics]

1 Papua New Guinea – Goroka – Festivity of Independance Head decoration with feathers of pigeons, Birds of Paradise, parrots, and other exotic birds. Many shell decoration on the neck is a sign of prosperity. Shells were formerly used as money exchange. It is especially valued when it is a wedding gift from the husband. Photo credit (all rights reserved to): Rita Willaert

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Crypt of Church of Nativity-Star of Bethlehem

Church of Nativity walk-through, where Jesus Christ was born [40 Pics]

Introduction The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem is one of the oldest continuously operating churches in the world. The structure is built over the cave that tradition marks as the birthplace of Jesus of Nazareth, and thus it is considered sacred by Christians. The structure is actually a combination of two churches, with a […]

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Hajj

Hajj, Pilgrimage to Mecca when Millions Worship in Unison [49 Pics]

1 Hajj: Kaaba in Mecca – people performing Tawaf (circumambulating) the Kaaba. This picture taken from the gate of Abdul Aziz seems to divide the Kaaba and the minarets into mirror images of one another. (Hajj, Pilgrims, Mecca, CC Photo: Wikipedia/Muhammad Mahdi Karim).

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