Monthly Archives: March 2015

360° Surrey Quays, London

March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Surrey Quays, London Surrey Quays is a largely residential area of Rotherhithe in south-east London, occupied until 1970 by the Surrey Commercial Docks. The Docks are called Surrey Docks because until 1900 the borders of Surrey and Kent met in this area. After the closure of the docks, the area remained derelict for over a decade, with much of the warehousing demolished and over 90% of the docks filled in. […]
360° Venice Beach, USA

March 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Venice is a beach front neighbourhood on the West side of Los Angeles. It is known for its canals, beaches and Ocean Front Walk, a 2.5 mile pedestrian only promenade that features performers, fortune-tellers, artists, and vendors. Venice was home to some of Los Angeles’ early beat poets and artists and has served as an important cultural centre of the city. Originally called “Venice of America,” it was founded by tobacco millionaire […]
360° Wadi Musa, Petra, Jordan

March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Wadi Musa, Petra, Jordan The name Wadi Musa means Valley of Moses in Arabic. It was reported that prophet Moses passed through the valley and struck water from the rock for his followers at the site of (Ain Musa) Moses water Spring (Moses’s Well). The Nabateans built channels that carried water from this spring to the city of Petra. Wadi Musa was also nicknamed the Guardian of Petra. Aaron, the […]
360° Karak Crusader Castle, Jordan

March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Karak Crusader Castle, Jordan Shot from the highest point of the Castle remains. In 1132 King Fulk, the Crusader king of Jerusalem, made Pagan the Butler Lord of Montreal and Oultrejourdain (the lands east of the River Jordan and the Dead Sea). Pagan made his headquarters at al-Karak were he built a castle on a hill called by the crusaders Petra Deserti – The Stone of the Desert. His castle, […]