Monthly Archives: September 2014

Some (40) Highly Informative Maps on Middle East (link)

Often called the birthplace of human civilization, the “the fertile crescent” because of its lush soil, the “crescent” of land mostly includes modern-day Iraq, Syria, Jordan, and Israel-Palestine. (Some definitions also include the Nile River valley in Egypt.) People started … Continue reading

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Eight Cities of Delhi

One would be tempted to think and argue that the cities of Delhi were in reality less or more than seven. But the accepted number is seven (excluding New Delhi) and these are cities whose remains are extant. Historians speak … Continue reading

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Nepal. Kathmandu.” Wired.”

Originally posted on Natalia Maks:
The amount of wires and cables on the streets of Kathmandu can complete only with some Indian cities. They took over the skies and created their own very chaotic dark design. They draw my attention…

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World Map (Center for Geographic Analysis at Harvard University)

Originally posted on urbanculturalstudies:

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