Syrian Railway Signal Box at Station
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Panoramabillede af Willy Kaemena PRO EXPERT MAESTRO Taget 14:35, 22/07/2006 - Views loading...

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Syrian Railway Signal Box at Station

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LIFE at Syrian Railways in a station building and signalbox. Dispatching trains  between tea and TV and  ticket sales.

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A: Train to Latakia

Af Willy Kaemena, 21.1 km væk

Typical first class carriage of Syrian Railways. These cars were delivered 25-30 years ago from the G...

Train  to Latakia

B: Syrian Railways Restaurant 2007

Af Willy Kaemena, 21.3 km væk

Syrian Railways 2007

Syrian Railways Restaurant 2007

C: Dam

Af Mehmet Dırdır, 39.6 km væk

Dam

D: Harbiye Manzarası

Af Mehmet Can Aşkar, 48.1 km væk

Harbiye Manzarası

E: Hidro Havuzu-Harbiye

Af Mehmet Can Aşkar, 48.4 km væk

Hidro Havuzu-Harbiye

F: gümüşgöze manzarası

Af Mehmet Can Aşkar, 49.9 km væk

gümüşgöze manzarası

G: Syrian Railways First Class Jan 2007

Af Willy Kaemena, 51.0 km væk

Syrian Railways Jan. 2007

Syrian Railways  First Class  Jan 2007

H: Tarla - Ard Hadduc

Af Mehmet Can Aşkar, 51.9 km væk

Tarla - Ard Hadduc

I: Ulu mosque

Af Ahmet Emin Zırh, 53.9 km væk

Ulu mosque

J: arena ulus

Af Ahmet Emin Zırh, 53.9 km væk

arena ulus

Dette panorama blev taget i Syria, Middle East

Dette er et overblik over Middle East

Modern civilization began right here in the Tigris-Euphrates river valley. Also known as the Fertile Crescent or Mesopotamia, this is the place where, six thousand years ago, agriculture, writing and mathematics were brought into widespread use.

The term "Middle East" comes from the British navy, which used it to describe the countries on the trade route from Europe to India and China. Everything from Afghanistan to Morocco may possibly be classified as "middle eastern", depending on whom you ask -- and when.

Only a partial list of past Empires in the middle eastern territory includes Sumeria, Babylonia, Persia, the Ottoman Empire and the Roman Empire!

When northern Europe was still lurking about in slimy cold stone castles playing chess, the Middle East was enjoying the flowers of poetry, luxurious craftsmanship, music and literature. In fact, the Renaissance in Europe was partly inspired by stories brought back from the middle east by travelers along the trade route.

Strategic location, religious history and the world's largest supply of crude oil have kept the Middle East at the center of world activity for centuries. The saga continues.

Text by Steve Smith.

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