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Passing the Old Palace and the Guest Palace in the Gudaibiya area of Manama, we were heading to Muharraq to catch a beautiful sunset but it seems that it is quickly going down so i took a few shots along the way.. panning the sunset i should say.
Haeroldus Laudeus - 02 AUG MMVIII - Kingdom of Bahrain
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The Tree of Life Bahrain
The Tree of Life in Bahrain is one of the mysteries of the world which is bound to be in your sightseeing list while in this Middle Eastern country. The Tree of Life in Bahrain is four century old mesquite tree which survives in the midst of desert. The mystery of the survival of the tree has made it a legend. People from all over the Middle East and the world make it a point to visit this place to see this magic of nature. The name “tree of life” is absolutely appropriate for the tree as it truly represents the magic of life. A legend is also attached to the site where the tree is located. The local inhabitants believe with heart and soul that this was the actual location of the Garden of Eden.
The Tree of Life of Bahrain is located 1.2 miles or 2 kilometers away from Jebel Dukhan. The tree stands all alone in the heart of desert and from far away it looks like a green spot in the white desert. While going to this place extra caution should be taken to avoid your car from getting stuck in the sand. There are very less habitation near this place as this is in the midst of the desert.
While in Bahrain everyone should make an effort to pay visit to this ancient tree and it is one of the most famous of all tourist spots in this Middle Eastern country.
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The name "Bahrain" means "Two Seas" referring to the salty and fresh water "seas" surrounding the islands.
Now a financial center in the Gulf.
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a sunset view of a date palm at the heart of Manama just in front of the Bahrain Financial Harbour BFH
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remembering Manila City Hall
Travel to Bahrain
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