1001 Arabian Nights and the Wily Scheherazade

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    Do you recall this tale?

    The Persian king Shahryar got somewhat upset with one of his wives, had her killed, then married a fresh virgin each day. Then he had them beheaded the following day, which was generally bad in form. Then, as the kingdom ran out of women, the vizier's own daughter, Scheherazade, married the king with a plan... She told him such interesting stories and things night after night (1,001, to be exact), he became endlessly enraptured.

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    1. horstgeorg 63 months ago | reply

      Very well done ! ! ! ! !

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      absolutely this image is...


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    2. .lithuanian 63 months ago | reply

      Is a persian sultan palace ? Incredible o_O

    3. Sam Ilić 63 months ago | reply

      Would love to visit...

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    4. Kevin Almonte Photography 63 months ago | reply

      Beautiful Architecture. I'd love to go there.

    5. DP|Photography 63 months ago | reply

      beautiful domes. love the geometry here.

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    6. bapriver2009 63 months ago | reply

      Your pic are alwsys GREAT, Tried the larger view and they are AMAZING

    7. susan_r4 63 months ago | reply

      Super shot Trey - thanks for the reminder of this great story!

    8. Spyglass Hill 63 months ago | reply

      never believed the last part of that fable !!!! nice image ..

    9. keiththrn 63 months ago | reply

      One of your best pics I have seen in a while. Quite subtle.

    10. viman57 - 63 months ago | reply

      wonderful architecture...

    11. HDeMovick 63 months ago | reply

      Nice job capturing all of that architectural detail! Great story too.

    12. Pixelsior 63 months ago | reply

      Lovely snap! And how could I forget the tale of a 1000 and 1 nights! Take a look at my latest -
      Freedom ?!

    13. IntellectualProperti 63 months ago | reply

      That guy sounds like a jerk. Or ultimate ancient pimp. Mostly Jerk though.

    14. Mundomatic 63 months ago | reply

      Nice shot. I like the gray color.

    15. CharleneM50 63 months ago | reply

      Very nic pic!

    16. Alesfra 63 months ago | reply

      Great photo !!!

    17. William Said 62 months ago | reply

      Nice fairy tale shot. Maybe better in B&W, focuses on the contrasts and amazing curves a bit more?

    18. yalo6 48 months ago | reply

      Pretty picture and is downright beautiful place

    19. pukhraj2007 38 months ago | reply

      FYI Everybody, this place is on the way from New Delhi to Agra in India. Beautiful!!

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