• Dec 26th 2008

Ruins of San Simeon (Qala’at Samaan). Simeon was the Paris Hilton of his day. This eccentric became the most famous person in the world, only because of his self-imposed severity.

He didn’t like his fans (pilgrims) though, and he build a 18m high pillar to sit on, so as to be above them. Since his death in 459, pilgrims have stolen bits of his pious pillar, reducing it to the ball in the middle

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