What religion and politics put asunder, let consumerism bring together

DAN-CHYI CHUA
Sep 13, 2010
*Special to asia!

For a moment, leave behind what divides Jersualem and take a walk through the new Mamilla with its creator, envisioned as a meeting place across cultures.

Balconies

Balconies restored down to the last detail of the material and railings. Special permission had to be obtained to use marble - as per the original - instead of Jerusalem stone.

 

Dressed window

A numbered wall on a restored building in Mamilla

 

Mamilla

Mamilla, Jerusalem

 

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dan-chyi chua

Dan-Chyi Chua was a broadcast journalist, before forsaking Goggle Box Glitz for the Open Road. A three-year foray led her through the Middle East, China, SE Asia, Latin America and Cuba, and she's now grounded herself as a writer for theasiamag.com, content with spending her days in Jerusalem.

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