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The tree of life

Posted: October 31, 2015 in Bahrain

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The Tree of Life (Shajarat-al-Hayat) found in the southern sands of Bahrain is a 400 year old Prosopis cineraria tree. The tree stands on top of what as once a fortified encampment approximately 500 years ago – some of the stone foot prints and foundations still visible

A peculiar site to find such a mature trees, a alone in the back of beyond