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    Tree of Life: Bahrain. The Tree of Life in Bahrain is one of the world's loneliest trees. The mesquite tree sits at the highest point in the barren desert of Bahrain, hundreds of miles from the another natural tree and is thought to have tap roots reaching hundreds of feet down to aquifers. The exact age of the tree is unknown though it's generally believed to be more than 400 years old.

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Tree Of Life How truly magnificent is that? Simply amazing!

~~Sunset ... ~ lone tree, Manama, Bahrain by Mustafa AbdulHadi~~

Sunset at the Tree of Life in Bahrain -The Tree of Life is a 400-year-old mesquite tree in Bahrain that is considered a natural wonder. This unique tree stands alone in the desert about two kilometers from the Jebel Dukhan, the highest point in Bahrain. The source of water for this tree remains a mystery because it stands in a place completely free of water.

The Tree of Life by Norby Anderson

Around the World Wednesday: Check out this aerial shot of U.S Naval ships moored in Bahrain. The Tree of Life, a 400-year-old tree that grows in the Sakhir desert with no water, is also in Bahrain! #Navy #USNavy #AmericasNavy navy.com

TREES "A tree that looks at God all day, / And lifts her leafy arms to pray; / A tree that may in Summer wear / A nest of robins in her hair; / Upon whose bosom snow has lain; / Who intimately lives with rain." Trees, Joyce Kilmer

Also known as the "tree of life", Baobab trees, found in Africa and India, can live for several thousand years. They have little wood fiber, but can store large quantities of water.

General Sherman makes the list for being ... huge! This redwood tree is located in Sequoia National Park in California and is believed to be between 2,300 and 2,700 years old. It towers about 275 feet above the ground, is the largest non-clonal tree in the world by volume, and is more than 100 feet around at the base.

san prospero, quinquennale by jukka_re, via Flickr

Autumn color. The tamarac is so beautiful out in the woods ..especially on a gray day..it is looks like a spot of sunlight where there is no sun.

Sortof really excited for this year to be my first white christmas (if the weather cooperates!) ♥