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Närliggande bilder i Jordan

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A: Small Arch in Wadi Rum

av Marek Koszorek, 40 meter bort

Small Arch in Wadi Rum

B: Sunset from Bedouin Guides Camp

av Marek Koszorek, 2.3 km bort

Sunset from Bedouin Guides Camp

C: A crevice in Wadi Rum, Jordan

av Assaf Bezalel, 3.6 km bort

Hand held panorama using a Nikon D90, Nikkor 10.5mm and a philopod. Info about Wadi Rum in Wikipedia:...

A crevice in Wadi Rum, Jordan

D: wadi rum desert of jordan

av luis davilla, 4.5 km bort

wadi rum desert of jordan

E: Wadi Rum Mushroom

av Marek Koszorek, 4.9 km bort

Mushroom Rock, another mandatory stop on every 4X4 jeep tour in Wadi Rum, thanks to Bedouin Guides, w...

Wadi Rum Mushroom

F: Wadi Rum

av Marek Koszorek, 5.6 km bort

Wadi Rum is a desert as nowhere in the world, sandstone cliffs and rose colored sanddunes keep you in...

Wadi Rum

G: Wadi Rum Big Arch

av Marek Koszorek, 5.8 km bort

Wadi Rum, Big Arch is the mandatory place where all the tourists are taken for 4X4 jeep safaris. Bedo...

Wadi Rum Big Arch

H: Wadi Rum

av Marek Koszorek, 6.2 km bort

Wadi Rum

I: wadi rum desert. jordan

av luis davilla, 7.3 km bort

wadi rum desert. jordan

wadi rum desert. jordan

J: Meditation in the Valley of the Moon

av Henk Bos, 12.4 km bort

Meditation in the Valley of the Moon

Det här panoramat togs i Jordan, Middle East

Detta är en översikt av 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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