Four images of the Holy Lands and empty, contemplative places

I took these four images on two separate trips, to Israel and Jordan, and later to Egypt, all in 2004. They all are special, quiet, and mostly out of the way places that speak to a deep, spiritual place inside.

Avdat ruins, Israel
The Wadi Rum, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Mary's Tomb, Jerusalem
Bishoi Monastery, Egypt