National Geographic Photography – Oil tanker, Persian gulf

The caption going with this breathtaking picture says: ”A relic of the Iran-Iraq war, this oil tanker was scuttled near the Kuwait-Iraq border on Saddam Hussein’s orders, to block access by sea to southern Iraq. Kuwaiti authorities are reluctant to remove the vessel for fear of damaging the wetlands of nearby Bubiyan Island, an important fish nursery and seabird breeding ground.” 

If you want to explore this huge collection of beautiful footage where I get my daily photographic inspiration from, please click here.

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National Geographic Photography – Museum of Islamic Art, Qatar

National Geographic Photography – Hot Air Balloon, Turkey

National Geographic Photography – Train Ride, Istanbul

National Geographic Photography – Man mural, Turkey

National Geographic Photography – Tigris by dawn, Iraq

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