Column with inscription in Greek and Aramaic in honour of Julius Aurelius Zenobius, the father of Queen Zenobia, at Palmyra. Queen Zenoba rebelled against Roman control and established the short-lived Palmyrene Empire, before Rome restablished rule.
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.
DA NANG The incredible marble mountains of Vietnam. My husband wanted to visit here because during the war he was stationed here/near here, so he wanted to go back. This is outside Hoi An near DaNang, Vietnam.
'Ever since Swiss explorer Johann Ludwig Burckhardt rediscovered this spectacular site in 1812 the ancient Nabataean city of Petra has been drawing the crowds and with good reason. This is one of the Middle Easts most treasured attract