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Old July 15th, 2010, 10:49 PM   #1
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Stair Stepped Villages & Cities

This is Palangan, a stair stepped village in the Kurdistan province of Iran:



And these are some other ones in the different regions of Iran:

Masuleh:



Abyaneh:



Uraman:



Sar Agha Seyyed:

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Old July 15th, 2010, 11:03 PM   #2
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nice!
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Very stunning! Iran is such an interesting place visually and historically!
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The Italian Riviera has many villages/towns like these and while they may not be as big, they're still absolutely amazing.


Riomaggiore

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/fancybi...70304/sizes/l/


Manarola

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics_by...39962/sizes/l/

(the others in Italy which I know of are Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, and Corniglia)
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Old July 16th, 2010, 04:10 AM   #5
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The Italian Riviera has many villages/towns like these and while they may not be as big, they're still absolutely amazing.


Riomaggiore

image hosted on flickr

http://www.flickr.com/photos/fancybi...70304/sizes/l/


Manarola

image hosted on flickr

http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics_by...39962/sizes/l/

(the others in Italy which I know of are Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, and Corniglia)
simplesmente lindas.
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The Italian Riviera has many villages/towns like these and while they may not be as big, they're still absolutely amazing.


Riomaggiore

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3605/...4559dbc5_b.jpg
http://www.flickr.com/photos/fancybi...70304/sizes/l/


Manarola

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2653/...7a709053_b.jpg
http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics_by...39962/sizes/l/

(the others in Italy which I know of are Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, and Corniglia)
Are those terraces in Manarola? If so, what do they generally grow?
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simplesmente lindas.
Do you really need to quote the two pictures to write something that's even non-english?
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Lavasan Village, there are some luxury apartments in this style:















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