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Old August 23rd, 2007, 10:24 AM
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Give your coment as you may think this is? The location would be helpful. Where in the world. Helen and I were there in 2001.
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Old August 23rd, 2007, 10:55 AM
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Ray, I think you are going to need a lot of "patience" to wait for someone to provide the answer to this one.

However, I must say that this is yet another wonderful place that you have been to that I want to get to someday.
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Old August 23rd, 2007, 11:05 AM
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I'm afraid that any guess I would have would be so far off base, I would be . The first thought that came to mind would be a bedroom in a monestary.... ? However, since I have never been in a monestary and don't believe I have ever seen the picture of a bedroom, I may just be rambling!

I bow to the worldly travelers of this board!.......
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I will venture a guess that it is possibly in Turkey, but beyond that not a clue.
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I say India or Pakistan and I hope that's not a dead body lying there for a funeral.
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India popped into my head right away, for some unknown reason........
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Old August 23rd, 2007, 02:01 PM
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O man this hard one.

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Old August 23rd, 2007, 02:42 PM
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India came to mind first but could be Turkey. And it sort of looks like a display of how a room would be set up for funeral.
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I does look like, what we would consider a wake....Incence burning in memory, I was thinking Pakistan, India area, becuse of the style of rugs and textiles.
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the incense tells me it is a worship of some sort; so either funeral or premarital???
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Okay, no one tried using my last hint.

As I said, you have to be very "patient" to figure this one out. With Ray's pictures, we all feel "tested." Ray considers it his "job" to provide us with wonderful pictures from around the world.

As for location, that is tough. I would never have guessed without research. I had always wondered why cruise ships go into this small port about halfway between Muscat and the Gulf of Aden. Of course, this is one place you can find "frankincense." I wonder if it would make a good gift.
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Marc you are right on again.

Frankinsince is burning and has been for a few years. This is JOB'S TOMB. He was burried here many centurys ago. This is in a small building located on top of a mountain about 8 miles or so out from Salalah, Oman. Marc is right on the location. We taxied up and the driver did not get lost. We passed through barren desert country side. Came back and visited the local markets. I have some pictures of that.
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Old August 23rd, 2007, 07:28 PM
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As I said: "O man" it's a hard one. I'll have to talk to one of my, many, daughters and see if they can figure it out.

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Mike---Geat. I have another pictue that I want to post soon. It will be a mistry and I will not give many hints. We were there I think in 2001.
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Old August 24th, 2007, 10:40 AM
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Ray:

I guess then I can officially say it: Job's Tomb in Oman Jordan. I've never been there but I've seen pictures of it.

Marc also dropped some pretty good bread crumbs to help follow the trail.

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With some of Marc's clues and buzz words I think of the "Holy Land". Although the rugs and tapistry does not look like Israel.
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I thought it was one of the Den's where you smoke that "Funny Stuff!"
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