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|Hyacinthus orientalis, the source of all cultivated hyacinth flowers, is seen here on the northern slopes of the extinct volcano "Horns of Hittin" (“Karney Khitteen” in Hebrew), the site of the battle of Hittin (4 July 1187). Here the army of Saladin defeated the forces of the Latin King of Jerusalem, Guy de Lusignan, resulting in the King's capture, and the downfall the Crusaders’ First Kingdom of Jerusalem.|
This is one of our most beautiful wild flowers. It appears in shades of pale to dark blue. Each flower is about 20 mm long.
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- [2010-01-02 3:13]
Very interesting to see this species taken in the wild. It's so more valuable as picture. Nice presentation with the diagonal composition, excellent sharpness and pleasing colors.
Thanks a lot and my best wishes for 2010
nice closeup, never visited this site. maybe next year . have a nice week, Ori
Superbe lumière pour éclairer cette publication et faire resplendir les couleurs.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.