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People with abandonment issue build a stronghold in their mind ,a place where they need to be strong and survive.So many times they will push anyone that come close to their stronghold ,afraid of surrendering , because they need to be strong . But until they learn that they have to surrender that stronghold ,their life will be like this abandon beautiful place.
Sometimes I want to run away, become a crazy hermit, and haunt a place like this until the locals begin telling ghost stories. (Kobayr monastery, near Tumanyan, Lori Province, Armenia, founded in 1171, now abandoned)
"Last week, I understood the nature of impermanence. It's not a terrible hole in our lives; it's a wide open space ready to be lived. It is life." ~ Sam Russell - (Kobayr: monastery, located near the town of Tumanyan, Lori Province, Armenia, founded in 1171, now abandoned.)
Kobayr is a 12th century Armenian monastery located in the village Kober within Lori marz, Armenia. The monastery was built on a shelf of a gorge by the princes of the junior Bagratuni branch, Kyurikids in 1171. The monastery is currently undergoing renovation funded by the government of Armenia with the assistance of the government of Italy. The ruins of the main church in the monastery contain frescoes of Christ and the twelve apostles as well as the Church Fathers and other Christian figures.
Kobayr (in Քոբայր) - monastery, located near the town of Tumanyan, Lori Province, Armenia, founded in 1171. and another fairytale wedding location for photos
'Abandoned Armenia''- a kind of appeal to the rescue of cultural heritage of the Armenian nation. Kobayr (in Քոբայր) - monastery, located near the town of Tumanyan, Lori Province, Armenia. It was founded in 1171, the daughter of the king of the kingdom Tashir-Dzoraget Kyurike II Mariam. After two centuries has undergone significant destruction during the earthquake. The ruins are known primarily for its unique murals - frescos, created under the influence of the Armenian, Georgian and Byzantine cultures. At the turn of the XII-XIII centuries the monastery was rebuilt Zakarian, and rebuilt in the Armenian-Chalcedonian church. Kobayr state famous monastery, situated in the north - Lori region of Armenia, perfectly reflects the attitude of the authorities led to the history of the country. First of all, to Kobayr impossible to reach in road transport. Moreover, it is impossible to find their own path to it ... Fortunately, the locals are always happy to serve as guides for tourists. Kobayr - one of the most fantastic places in Armenia. Even knowing in advance that in this temple are the oldest surviving murals in Armenia, with vzlyad they can not be kept emotions.
Castello di san Mezzano, Reggello (near Florence), Italy. Thanks to @amfabbri for providing this information). The place you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek by odin's_raven, via Flickr
I have actually seen this lovely house and took almost the same photo! I think it is just wonderful! Amsterdam, Netherlands
You see these beautiful brightly colored homes all throughout Latin America, one of the reasons I want to own a home in Guatemala, or Mexico, or maybe even El Salvador (:
Beelitz Heilstätten (Abandoned Military Hospital In Berlin) I cannot even express how BADLY I want to go!
Ivy Cathedral, Villers-la-Ville Abbey, Villers-la-Ville, Wallonia, Belgium
from an old church in Germany
Guatemala Cathedral Ruins
Monastery. Beautiful in its age.
A famous spot in France, St Etienne abandoned church. ["Other Worlds" - fictional landscapes crafted from real-earth photographs. Get inspired! matthewbrennan.net - short stories, blog, translation, editing.]
Temple ruins by oledoe, via Flickr
Armenia - Haghpat vank by dario lorenzetti, via Flickr
St. Dunstan-in-the-East. See more City churches here: www.cityoflondon....