Tree of Life

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© Faisal Ansari
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The Tree of Life (Arabic:Shajarat al-Hayah) is a 400-year old mesquite tree in Bahrain which is considered a natural wonder. This unique tree stands alone in the desert about 1.2 miles (two kilometers) from the Jebel Dukhan.

The source of water for this tree still remains a mystery, because it stands in a place completely free of water whatsoever.

Trivia: It is mentioned in the movie "LA Story"

{wikipedia.org}

Note: Didn't have my tripod with me, tried my best to keep it steady especially being hand held at a low shutter speed.

Gotta remember to pack my tripod on a future trip ;-)

7 responses

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (7 Apr 2008):

    Amazing Capture !!! :)

  • Hector Ortiz

    Hector Ortiz gave props (7 Apr 2008):

    this is a winner... lovely colors, interesting facts... to add more to the picture...

  • * Tabitha Payne

    * Tabitha Payne gave props (7 Apr 2008):

    So beautiful, great light!

  • Tom Saitta

    Tom Saitta gave props (7 Apr 2008):

    All I can say is WOW!

  • Michael Fancher

    Michael Fancher gave props (28 May 2008):

    Very good shot and great colors!

  • aubrey marvin

    aubrey marvin gave props (29 May 2008):

    lovely

  • Vidyavati Chandan

    Vidyavati Chandan gave props (2 Sep 2008):

    wow!

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