Ancient Ruins of Al Baleed - Exotic Travel Poster
Ever dream of visiting exotic beaches and exploring ancient ruins? Dream of high adventure every time you glance at the ancient port city of Al Baleed hanging on your wall.
In ancient times Frankincense was more precious than gold and the very best frankincense trees reside at Wadi Dawkah in the sultanate of Oman. Caravans brought the precious incense to the ports of Al Baleed where merchants, explorers, and royalty would travel from all over ancient world to trade for frankincense to bring back to their own lands.
In modern times you will find archaeologist hard at work excavating the ancient port city of Al Baleed at Al Baleed Archaeological Park. The Land of Frankincense overlooks the Arabian Sea where fisherman go our to sea each morning for the daily catch, the Dhows return bursting with fruits of the sea. Camels walk along the beach cooling their toes in the aqua blue waters while palm trees gently sway to the tropical breeze.
Caravans of bedouin have been replaced by caravans of tourist seeking out the secluded Al Baleed resort for rest and relaxation as well as the Al Baleed museum where the ancient past informs the future. Merchants in the souk still trade frankincense and just catching a whiff of the fragrant aroma in your nostril is enough to make you imagine those ancient days when the port of Al Baleed was bustling with people who traveled from all over to acquire the rare incense.
For those who travel to exotic destinations Al Baleed beckons. The history, local sites, and wildlife make for the trip of a lifetime. For others just the image of the ancient sea port and desert camels are enough to fulfill their sense of adventure.
This vintage travel poster style illustration showcases the natural beauty of the ruins at Al Baleed and allows you to imagine walking with the camels through the ancient port city at sunset each time you glance at it. The perfect way to bring the feeling of exotic travel into your home.
Located in the Sultanate of Oman's Dhofar region, Al Baleed has been named as a UNESCO World Heritage site within the Land of Frankincense. This Museum-quality art print is illustrated by artist: Brian Miller (Star Wars, The X-Files, Doctor Who) and produced on heavy matte, acid-free, archival paper.
Order today and imagine the fragrant smell of frankincense every time you look at your Al Baleed poster!