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Dates of Bahrain

Posted by
Michael Skorulski (Toronto, Canada) on 24 September 2008 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

My friend, Paul and I were driving around the backroads of Bahrain looking for the 16th century Portuguese fort. We stopped to take a shot of these dates ripening on the tree. Dates from the island have been famous for five thousand years--as far back as when the island was the center of the mysterious Dilmon civilization which traded with Mesopotamia.

SONY DSLR-A300 1/80 second F/6.3 ISO 100 52 mm (35mm equiv.)