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Swedish Pavilion construction - September 7 2009

Published almost 5 years ago by Stefan Geens

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Master Builder Sven Calander looks on as the Swedish Pavilion at Shanghai Expo 2010 slowly takes shape. Behind him, you can also see the Danish<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/swedenexpo-cn-20090907">...(more)</a>

Wadi Daerhu from on high, Socotra, Yemen

Published about 5 years ago by Stefan Geens

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Wadi Daerhu cleaves through the Diksum plateau, and the valley has long served as a conduit for camel caravans travelling between the north and so<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/wadi-daerhu-socotra">...(more)</a>

Sand dunes, Socotra, Yemen

Published about 5 years ago by Stefan Geens

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These sand dunes have to be seen to be believed ? though a gander on Google Earth gives you an idea of their size. They nestle up against the steep<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/sand-dunes-socotra">...(more)</a>

Wadi Geneb, Socotra, Yemen

Published about 5 years ago by Stefan Geens

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Down below in the wadi, you see the riverbed disappear into a cave. A Belgian speleological expedition recently explored the cave ? after 2km of wa<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/wadi-geneb-socotra">...(more)</a>

Homhil Protected Area, Socotra, Yemen

Published about 5 years ago by Stefan Geens

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The Homhil Protected Area contains an abundance of Frankincense trees and other endemic nature. At the northern edge of the area, down an inclined slop<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/homhil-socotra">...(more)</a>

Bab al-Yaman, Sana'a, Yemen

Published about 5 years ago by Stefan Geens

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Bab al-Yaman is the main gate of Sana's old fortified wall, and thus it is the place where old Sana'a meets modern Sana'a. To the north, a wa<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/bab-al-yaman-sanaa-yemen">...(more)</a>

Between two Dragon's Blood trees, Socotra, Yemen

Published about 5 years ago by Stefan Geens

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Socotra's Diksum Plateau is cut open by a number of wadis, such as Wadi Daerhu. Some rough tracks take you down steep cliffs to the<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/socotra-diksum-dragons-blood-trees">...(more)</a>

Dragon's Blood trees, Diksum Plateau, Socotra, Yemen

Published about 5 years ago by Stefan Geens

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The Dragon's Blood tree is one of Socotra's iconic natural features. These trees grows in droves high up on Diskum plateau in the c<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/socotra-dragons-blood-trees-diksum">...(more)</a>

Bread suq, Sana'a, Yemen

Published about 5 years ago by Stefan Geens

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In this small square around noon, bread sellers congregate near stalls selling grilled meats and vegetables. You buy your bun, then get the stall owne<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/bread-suq-sanaa">...(more)</a>

Sana'a: View from a rooftop at sunset

Published about 5 years ago by Stefan Geens

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The old city of Sana'a is a World Heritage Site. It's easy to see why: hundreds of traditional red-brick skyscrapers forge a memorable skyline, with whit<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/sanaa-sunset">...(more)</a>

Tin suq, Sana'a, Yemen

Published about 5 years ago by Stefan Geens

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Daily life is on display in this panorama of the tin suq in Sana'a. Women in niqab haggle over household items while the other shopkeepers watch life go<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/sanaa-tin-suq">...(more)</a>

Riddarhuset, May 1, 2009: Jenny and Maximilian get married

Published about 5 years ago by Stefan Geens

Jenny and Maximilian got married in the great hall of Riddarhuset, the House of Nobility, in Stockholm on May 1, 2009. Riddarhuset served as the parliamen<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/riddarhuset">...(more)</a>

Spice suq, Sana'a, Yemen

Published over 5 years ago by Stefan Geens

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The merchants in the spice suq of Sana'a old town all know each other, and love to banter with the odd foreigner that ventures into their lair. They w<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/spice-suq-sanaa">...(more)</a>

Restored mosque in Cairo

Published over 5 years ago by Stefan Geens

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This old mosque in Cairo is currently not in active use, nor open to the public, but is one of the architectural gems of the old town. Cairo is full of places like this.

Tihna el Gebel

Published over 5 years ago by Stefan Geens

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A small Graeco-Roman temple high up in the cliff face of Tihna el Gebel. To the north, you can see the mud-brick ruins of a significant settlemen<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/tihna-el-gebel-egypt">...(more)</a>

Inner Hypostyle Hall, Temple of Seti I, Abydos

Published over 5 years ago by Stefan Geens

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A view from the inner hypostyle hall of the temple of Seti I at Abydos. This temple is perhaps my favorite in Egypt. No tourists, just acres of colorful murals and an imposing closed hypostyle hall with intact ceiling.

List of Kings, Temple of Seti I, Abydos

Published over 5 years ago by Stefan Geens

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The Abydos King List is considered by Egyptologists to be one of the most important "documents" in their field. On this wa<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/list-of-kings-temple-of-seti-1-abydos-egypt">...(more)</a>

Chapel of Min, Temple of Seti I, Abydos

Published over 5 years ago by Stefan Geens

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A view of the chapel of Min in the temple of Seti I at Abydos. Notice how several of the depicted figures were drawn with <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/chapel-of-min-temple-of-seti-1-abydos-egypt">...(more)</a>

Chapel of Horus, Temple of Seti I, Abydos

Published over 5 years ago by Stefan Geens

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A view of the chapel of Horus in the temple of Seti I at Abydos.

Necropolis tombs, Asyut

Published over 5 years ago by Stefan Geens

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These are excavated burial shafts in the necropolis of Asyut, a regional capital both in ancient Egyptian times and today.