Los Angeles is not all mini-malls and highways. As Eric Garcetti, president of the City Council, shows, it is eminently possible to live green in the City of Angels. By putting solar power and recycled materials to use, he and his partner transformed a mid-century house on a cozy hillside plot into a sustainable home with garden terraces and panoramic views.
*ISRAEL~Crusaders observation tower+Al-Aksa mosque.This is the panoramic view from the observation tower -the area of Kidron valley,south of the old city. Also seen from the terrace:Mount of Olives(to the lt.)the Southern Walls excavation area(in front+to the rt)Mount Zion+the Jewish quarter(to the right).A large Umayyad palace once stood at this area.