Photograph by Michael Green, Photolibrary
See images submitted to My Shot of the people, landscapes, and cities that make the Middle East such a beautiful and historic region of the world.
Historically practiced by the Bedouin, falconry is now a popular pastime in Abu Dhabi. Even today behind almost every camel stable and desert retreat is an aviary of saker falcons.
See pictures of the capital city of Abu Dhabi in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.
2014 Traveler Photo Contest
See all the winning images from the 2014 Traveler Photo Contest.