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Apartment 2012

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My apartment in January, 2012. 

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Nearby images in Middle East

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A: Maidan Hawally - Kuwait

by Eric Walker, 50 meters away

Maidan Hawally, Kuwait. Apartment back courtyard in block 11, just off Rabya street. Neighboring buil...

Maidan Hawally - Kuwait

B: Testing in Maidan Hawally, Kuwait

by Eric Walker, 70 meters away

Testing various settings on the camera and in the process of making the panormas. This is not expecte...

Testing in Maidan Hawally, Kuwait

C: Ruined Vehicle Graveyard, Kuwait

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Ruined Vehicle Graveyard, Kuwait

D: Sunil Chhetri - Indian Football Captain

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Sunil Chhetri - Indian Football Captain

E: Shaab Park

by Michael Malag, 930 meters away

Shaab Park

F: Shaab Park fountain

by Michael Malag, 980 meters away

Shaab Park fountain

G: Dinner at Popeyes, Kuwait

by Alex Dennis Bolado, 1.3 km away

Dinner at Popeyes, Kuwait

H: Ronald's Place

by Alex Dennis Bolado, 1.4 km away

Breakfast at McDonalds.

Ronald's Place

I: LB Family at Mcdo

by Alex Dennis Bolado, 1.4 km away

LB Family at Mcdo

J: McDonalds Playground

by Alex Dennis Bolado, 1.4 km away

McDonalds Playground

This panorama was taken in Middle East

This is an overview of 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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