The Minaret of Samarra is part of the Great Mosque of Samarra in Samarra, Iraq. The mosque is one of the largest in the world, and was built by the Abbasid caliph Al-Mutawakkil . The minaret was originally connected to the mosque by a bridge.
Petra (Arabic: البتراء, Al-Batrāʾ, Ancient Greek Πέτρα) is a historical and archaeological city in the southern Jordanian governorate of Ma'an. Cannot remember if it was Prophet Salih or Hud's people who were destroyed here.
sun bursting dramatically through the clouds over the Parthenon, Athens, Greece. I haven't been here, but love antiquities and history. Greece should probably be on my bucket list, but the instability of the government and currency are worrisome.
skysignal: “ Photograph by Annie Griffiths Belt Reclining on a rooftop carved two millennia ago, a Bedouin surveys the realm of the Nabataeans, whose ancient capital beckons from the sands of southern.