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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Climbing the bell tower
From: lluisripollphotography at (lluisripollphotography)
Date: Sun, 25 Oct 2015 14:39:16 +0100
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Nice photo!

> El 25/10/2015, a les 9:56, Peter Klein <pklein at> va 
> escriure:
> Like many cathedrals in Spain, the Seville cathedral started out as a 
> mosque.  What is now the bell tower used to be the minaret from which the 
> muezzin called the faithful to prayer. Rather than using stairs, one 
> climbs the tower via 39 ramps. This allowed the muezzin to ride a donkey 
> up and down the required five times per day. Donkeys were not available to 
> us tourists.  It's quite a slog up, but worth it.  Come with me and see 
> the view.
> First, a prelude.  This little girl wanted to get a very close look at the 
> cathedral treasures.
> < at 
> N04/22467724651/in/dateposted-public/lightbox/>
> The next six pictures show the views we saw as we ascended the tower.  
> Click the dark area to the right of each picture to advance to the next 
> one.  The arrowhead works, too.
> Olympus E-M5 and Panasonic 20/1.7.  Enjoy!
> --Peter
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