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Bended A Light Year Ahead

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A: PINDOT's Christmas Party (Photo Judging stage)

Par Michael Malag, à 30 mètres

PINDOT's Christmas Party (Photo Judging stage)

B: Fahd Al Salem Street

Par Alex Dennis Bolado, à 100 mètres

Fahd Al Salem Street

C: Salhia Complex

Par designmaster, à 250 mètres

Salhia Complex is one of the oldest luxurious shopping center of Kuwait built almost 30 years back, t...

Salhia Complex

D: I love you Sabado

Par Alex Dennis Bolado, à 430 mètres

I love you Sabado

E: Kuwait City park in IR

Par Michael Malag, à 560 mètres

Shot taken with an IR converted camera.Used a green grass as custom white balance.Channel swap in pho...

Kuwait City park in IR

F: Typical day in Maliya

Par John P. Belmonte, à 600 mètres

Typical day in Maliya

G: Graffiti Wall

Par Alex Dennis Bolado, à 650 mètres

Graffiti Wall

H: Kuwait Seaside Sunset

Par Alex Dennis Bolado, à 680 mètres

Kuwait Seaside Sunset

I: Watiya Park

Par Alex Dennis Bolado, à 710 mètres

Watiya Park

J: First Communion

Par Alex Dennis Bolado, à 800 mètres

First Communion

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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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