Golf in the Middle of the Desert
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全景摄影师 Eric Walker EXPERT 日期和时间 12:34, 29/08/2011 - Views loading...

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Golf in the Middle of the Desert

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The wonders of irrigation make a lush, green golf course in the middle of the Arabian Desert. Bring plenty of water and make sure you start early in the morning to avoid the worst of the heat!

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在附近的图片Middle East

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A: Kuwait Rooftop Swimming Pool

摄影师Melkan Bassil, 距离此全景16.0

Kuwait Rooftop Swimming Pool

B: Al-Kout Mall

摄影师Michael Malag, 距离此全景16.1

Al-Kout Mall

C: Al-Kout Mall, the bridge in the tower

摄影师Michael Malag, 距离此全景16.3

Al-Kout Mall, the bridge in the tower

D: Al Kout Mall Seaside

摄影师Michael Malag, 距离此全景16.3

Al Kout Mall Seaside

E: Al-Kout starbucks

摄影师Michael Malag, 距离此全景16.3

Al-Kout starbucks

F: living room 2

摄影师steve johnson, 距离此全景17.0

just learning

living room 2

G: Broken Bridge II

摄影师Michael Malag, 距离此全景22.9

Broken Bridge II

H: Broken Bridge

摄影师Michael Malag, 距离此全景22.9

Broken Bridge

I: Broken Bridge III

摄影师Michael Malag, 距离此全景22.9

Broken Bridge III

J: Al-Fintas Towers, backside

摄影师Michael Malag, 距离此全景23.7

Al-Fintas Towers, backside

此全景拍摄于Middle East

这是一个概述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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