Middle East

Things you should know about the Middle East

Off the coast of Alexandria lies Heracleion (Thonis), a submerged city lost for over a thousand years until its rediscovery in the early 2000s. Excavations have uncovered artifacts, including temples, statues, and shipwrecks, illuminating Egypt's maritime history.

Beneath the ancient city of Petra, an elaborate network of channels and cisterns supplied water to its residents, enabling Petra to flourish as a trading center in the arid desert landscape.

Israel is home to The Dead Sea, which is one of the saltiest bodies of water on earth, making floating effortless for anyone who enters the water.

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