St. Saba Church. by ruthmouch

St. Saba Church.

The town of Bcharre overlooks Qadisha valley and was home to Khalil Gibran.

Thanks everyone for all your recent visits and comments and especially for putting The Cedar on the PP ....you are all wonderful and make my day!!
Beautiful! What a magnificent blue sky!
January 17th, 2013  
this is lovely!
January 17th, 2013  
Gorgeous! So clear and colourful. fav
January 17th, 2013  
Well Ruth, you make our day with such wonderful pictures. This capture is amazing, and at first sight who would say that it's Lebanon. The snow and the amazing blue sky makes this town look like a postcard. I wonder if Khalil Gibran ever saw it like this.
January 17th, 2013  
The red dome and spires are fabulous against that super blue sky. Fav.
January 17th, 2013  
Color, composition, clarity, subject all perfect! Well done!
January 17th, 2013  
Wow Ruth what a fantastic shot, the sky is so blue. I had no idea that Khalil Gibran was Lebanese, I learn something new every day!
January 17th, 2013  
so gorgeous!!! great shot!!!
January 17th, 2013  
So beautiful with the blue sky behind it.
January 17th, 2013  
What a beautiful scene with the snow covered roof tops.
January 17th, 2013  
Beautiful!! Your focus is amazing and the colours gorgeous.
January 17th, 2013  
Lovely scene Ruth, so well photographed as ever
January 17th, 2013  
This is gorgeous, Ruth - the snow against the blue sky and that lovely church and town - what an image! And congrats on the PP.
January 17th, 2013  
What a pristine photograph! The gorgeous clear blue sky and this beautiful village nestled in the snow covered valley! Fantastic PoV Ruth!
Congratulations on making it to the PP again with your Lebanon's Cedars!
January 17th, 2013  
lovely scene!
January 17th, 2013  
Wonderful town scape, lovely bright and clear shot.
January 17th, 2013  
Beautiful - great shot of a stunning setting for a church!
January 17th, 2013  
bep
Fantastic as always!
January 17th, 2013  
Fantastic blue sky!
January 17th, 2013  
It's such a lovely view, how the colors all live on their own. Super!
January 17th, 2013  
Stunning! The towers make me think of Russia... the buildings make me think of Majorca....the mountains make me think of Switzerland..... The blue skies make me smile :)
January 17th, 2013  
This looks amazing!!!! What a gorgeous view!
January 17th, 2013  
looks like a postcard - fav!
January 17th, 2013  
Fabulous view and capture Ruth...Fav
January 17th, 2013  
Is it very far out of the way, off the tourist trail?
January 17th, 2013  
Gorgeous capture Ruth and so well composed. Fav!!
January 17th, 2013  
Thank you for your comment on Jaks picture, I am so glad I looked you up this photograph 0f your is stunning
January 17th, 2013  
I didn't know it could get so cold in Lebanon. Just stunning colours and composition!
January 17th, 2013  
Beautiful, Ruth!!
January 17th, 2013  
A great view of the city and mountains, Beautiful captured
January 17th, 2013  
Beautiful scene, love the snow. Kahlil Gibran...a favourite.
January 17th, 2013  
Picture postcard perfect! Another fav!
January 17th, 2013  
An important and powerful church by the looks of it... it towers over the village in a beautiful way.
January 17th, 2013  
Beautiful clear shot of a towering structure. Very nice!
January 17th, 2013  
bel panorama e che cielo azzurro
January 17th, 2013  
The color contrasts is superb. I am loving to see your photos.
January 17th, 2013  
Fantastic shot, Ruth.
January 17th, 2013  
Truly beautiful shot! Another Fav!
January 17th, 2013  
A Fav from just one glance. Stunningly beautiful - great capture.
January 17th, 2013  
Fav for me Ruth, stunning shot
January 17th, 2013  
Love it! Nicely done Ruth. Fav!
January 17th, 2013  
this is beautiful Ruth! fav!
January 17th, 2013  
Looks incredibly beautiful, I am loving your scene photos
January 17th, 2013  
Great scene and composition. Love the coloured towers and what a beautiful blue sky.
January 17th, 2013  
Beautiful.
January 17th, 2013  
The siena rooftops against the blue sky are stunning!
January 17th, 2013  
Gorgeous shot Ruth, love the composition
January 17th, 2013  
Beautifully composed and shot!
January 18th, 2013  
Oh my Gosh! This is so beautiful! I love the whole composition Ruth! Fav!
January 18th, 2013  
Another gorgeous shot.
January 18th, 2013  
Fantastic and great composition as always ,Ruth :) !!!
January 18th, 2013  
Beautiful
January 18th, 2013  
Stunning shot. Those buildings almost look like toys. Fav.
January 18th, 2013  
Beautiful landscape capture!
January 18th, 2013  
@anazad511 said it perfectly. Your photos are like a window on your part of the world. Gorgeous.
January 18th, 2013  
Another stunning shot, Ruth. Fav. for me, too.
January 18th, 2013  
Post card perfect. Stunning.
January 18th, 2013  
Absolutely beautiful
January 18th, 2013  
Perfect
January 18th, 2013  
@will_wooderson Not at all, The Cedars resort is 120 km from Beirut, and Bcharre is the town just before it.
January 18th, 2013  
wow...very beautiful scenery...
January 18th, 2013  
A stunny shot and scenery, Ruth. And so clear and detailed, too.
January 18th, 2013  
Love how the roof of the church stands out against this most blue sky.
January 18th, 2013  
You are on a roll, really gorgeous colors, focus and composition.
January 18th, 2013  
This is so nicely photographed Ruth! Gibran he, ... your children are no your children... Love that guy, so crystal clear in his thoughts and now I can see why. Thank you for sharing this!
January 18th, 2013  
this has to be another Fav Ruth breathtaking view and beautiful.
January 18th, 2013  
I always thought he was from India- my mistake! You do learn something new here every day! Beautiful picture.
January 18th, 2013  
What a great blue sky.
January 18th, 2013  
What beautiful architecture! And I love how clear the sky is!
January 18th, 2013  
Lyn
Can't stay away, Ruth!! gorgeous. . .I hope you understood how much I was "talking" about people like you in my slideshow - opening my eyes to these wonders of your world!
January 18th, 2013  
Fantastic photo. I've never been to Lebanon but I've heard it's beautiful. Fav!
January 18th, 2013  
it is such a gorgeous sight! so pretty in so many ways
January 19th, 2013  
Pam
I love that snow covered mountain. Such a beautiful place. Great composition, and colors.
January 19th, 2013  
Beautiful! I can just feel the cold air.
January 19th, 2013  
Amazing - you are a great educator!
January 19th, 2013  
@lyno Thanks Lyn!!! I have to say it's the same for me....seeing real life through the eyes and lenses of 365ers all over the world is a wonderful education!
January 19th, 2013  
@olivetreeann he's ours!!!!
January 19th, 2013  
@frida one of my favourite quotes!
January 19th, 2013  
congrats on the PP with this one! so deserving!
January 19th, 2013  
this is marvelous - I do enjoy seeing your magnificant country - an old colleague of mine was originally from Beirut and always used to say it was a fabulous country
January 19th, 2013  
stunning!
January 20th, 2013  
So beautiful - could be in Conde Nast. :-)
January 21st, 2013  
What a wonderful vantage point. Excellent shot.
January 24th, 2013  
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