"The Hottest Spot on Earth!" Top 5 Page for this destination Middle East by dr.firas

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Sunset in Beirut
The Middle East

I am indeed very happy to introduce this original part in our Planet!
As well as I am proud to live in it.
The Middle East is very special
It is the place were the three famous big religions came from: Judaism, Christianism, and Islam.
It is also the point were the greatest ancient civilizations began.
Such as: Egyptian, Asyrian, Babylonian, Akkadian, Persian, Phoenician, and many other ancient civilizations which gave the Humanity lots of Treasure, Culture, religion, Mysticism, Legends, Discoveries, progress and first real organized supreme civilizations...
Later such as Arabian, Ottoman and so...
How can any one deny the first alphabet, which was discovered and founded in Ugarit near Latakia-Syria Today,
Or the awesome engineering structures and methods like Pyramids in Egypt.
Or the Discovery of the Wheel which was first suggested in Asure-Iraq today.
Isn't it enough to say that 4 wonders from 7 wonders of the world were in the Middle East!
Check them:
Alexandria Lighthouse
Alexandria Great Library
Giza Pyramids
Hanging Gardens of Babylon!
This spot was always the hottest politically!
Many strong foreign civilizations have put their eyes to steal and plunder the treasures and resources of the Middle East!
Even till Today!
And I guess it will continue until there will be a Planetary Civilization!
I guess it is Number one in the world in it wealthy!
Rich culture, Great History, Philosophy, Strategic location between the East and the West, Sea Gates, Petrol, ancient treasures and so...
This virtue is actually a black cursed for the Middle East!
Greed and Evil wants ever to control it whatever the price is!
This is the Paradox in the Middle East!
But it is also making it the most interesting point somehow in the world.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:The culture
  • Cons:The endless wars
  • In a nutshell:The best place on Earth in spite of all!
  • Intro Updated May 5, 2006
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  • i-s-a's Profile Photo
    Aug 7, 2006 at 9:49 PM

    whenever i hear war news i always remember your middle east pages. i was mesmerized by the beauty of it and it has since become part of my top 10 must-visit list. how i wish there would be peace soon.

  • MalenaN's Profile Photo
    Jan 20, 2006 at 10:22 AM

    There are so many interesting places to visit in the ME! Great photo of you on the donkey!

  • Aggeliki's Profile Photo
    Oct 4, 2005 at 3:30 AM

    Well..Middle East, one of my lovely pages;-)2 days off work, time for a little bit VT!Kalimera dear!

  • Buckz's Profile Photo
    Sep 8, 2005 at 12:42 AM

    Once we fought wars over differing religions, and plundered Gold and treasure, now fight wars over differing religions and we plunder oil. Nice to see how far civilisation has come on in 800 years. Interesting page Firas.

  • pepples46's Profile Photo
    Sep 5, 2005 at 11:30 PM

    one day we will live in peace together...Greetings Wal

  • piccolina's Profile Photo
    Aug 29, 2005 at 6:39 AM

    Wonderful page Firas!....i like the 3 sisters twins pic, and i agree with you..Peace!! Lovely "little you"...!!!!

  • May 15, 2005 at 11:38 AM

    The Middle East!!! Will add it on my wish list soon, after seeing your great pictures. Thank you.

  • Apr 13, 2005 at 11:03 PM

    a great overview on this beautiful region which i am dying to see one day! you have nice pictures firas. see you one day in aleppo i hope!

  • canadiantravelgirl's Profile Photo
    Apr 4, 2005 at 3:49 AM

    From camel riding to jet skiing, it seems like a great place to visit (no matter what you ride or how you travel)!!! Thanks for the insight!!!

  • mariaschmidt's Profile Photo
    Feb 12, 2005 at 12:25 AM

    Beautiful picture of Beirut promenade - looks exactly the same as the promenade in Tel Aviv - unfortunately it takes years from the ending of a conflict until the harm of the media bad publicity passes away

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