Today, the 4tb March, in 1193 the great Saladin died.
he was the greatest Muslim commander of his time, maybe ever.
So the best was 820 years ago….
Some photographs of the landscapes of World War One battlefields as they are today, by photographer Michael St Maur Sheil:
That’s really cool. It is spooky to think that the landscape is still scarred by man from a war 100 years ago.
It is spooky to think that the landscape is still scarred by man from a war 100 years ago.
And dangerous. I think that farmers who work the land in the general area of the front still routinely turn up old unexploded shells at plowing time, which then get carted away by ordnance disposal units who are accustomed to being called by the local people for such jobs.
That Masurian Lakes photo is absolutely haunting.