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Contest #244

May 25th, 2012 Posted by | Uncategorized | 21 comments

21 Responses to “Contest #244”

  1. Afghanistan, Bamiyan, Big Buddha valley.
    34.832079° 67.826879°

  2. The giant Buddhas of Bamiyan (destroyed by the Taliban)

  3. Location of famous Buddha statues near Bamyan (or Bamiyan), Afghanistan, destroyed in 2001.

  4. More giant Buddhist idols. This time in Bamiyan, Afghanistan.
    34.832042, 67.826803

  5. The Buddhas of Bamiyan remnants, located in the Hazarajat region, Afghanistan (34.832,67.826)

  6. The Buddhas of Bamiyan,
    UNESCO World Heritage site,
    Bamyan valley in the Hazarajat region of central Afghanistan,
    34° 49? 55.35? N, 67° 49? 36.49? E

  7. Buddah statue, Bamian, Afghanistan

  8. The Great Bodha in Afghanistan, near Bamiyan

  9. Bamiyan, Afghanistan

  10. Too easy!.. So close on the last one but only got as far as Chengdu.. Bamiyan , Afghanistan

  11. Site of the famous standing Buddhas in Bamiyan, Afghanistan, at 34.83226, 67.82603.

    After cruising Kashmir, Ladhak, and Tibet looking for significant monasteries, I realized the walled compounds in the photo must be from an Islamic country, suggesting Pakistan or Afghanistan – so following up on last week’s Giant Buddha theme led me quickly to Bamiyan!

  12. Bamyan Budha Afghanistan

  13. Buddha niches at Bamyan, Afghanistan

  14. Afghanistan, Bamiyan, Big Buddha valley

  15. Bamiyan, Afghanistan

  16. Bamiyan Valley, Afghanistan

  17. Bamiyan Valley, Afghanistan. Site of the destroyed Buddhas of Bamiyan.

  18. 34°49’55.40″N
    destroyed Buddha of Bamiyan

  19. The buddhas of Bamyan, Afghanistan
    34°49’55″N, 67°49’36″E

    A hard one to find since the empty looking area does not imply such an important cultural spot.

  20. Bamiyan Buddha statues in Afghanistan

  21. Leh Laddakh , India