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... br> Here are my Oman photos. Today we're in Sur, near the easternmost point on the Arabian Peninsula. Lovely little town, reminded me of some fishing villages in Japan, like Shimoda, and Thailand. Stayed in the the Desert Discovery camp, Wahabi Desert last night in a hut on the side of a dune. Fantastic view of the red desert and sunset from the dining area. There we went dune bashing with a Beduin. He was ...
... than to continue to hike, so we jumped in and started paddling. Dennis had read recommendations to bring a camera in a waterproof bag at this point, as we were headed to a partially-submerged cave and waterfall, so we sealed his camera in a zippered Glad bag. Unfortunately, the bag was less waterproof than we thought--Dennis even held the bag above the water as he swam, but water still got in and destroyed his camera. We have the worst luck with cameras; I ...
Sure as sur,
the pure and allure.
Ocean and Mountains
Wadis and fountains.
Endure and be cure.
Cold wind and fur.
Turtles and helpers
Mingle and up flare.
... to buy some water. As we stretched our legs there was a man in a car starting to ask where we were from and where we are going. When finalized 5 min’s talking and we were about to leave his 8 years old son is coming out from the gas station with a whole bag full of drinks. The man instructs his son to give it to us! So this man sent his son to the gas station to buy us a whole bag with drinks. We had never seen this man before and will ...
... to take a good few pictures and a couple of videos too! I'm slightly worried about my camera now though.. we didn't get it wet but the air was very moist in there and its starting to play up a bit now.. it is over 5 years old too..
The walk back down the wadi was much better because although the sun was hotter by then, we were all wet, and kept ourselves wet with each bit of a pool we found. We got home, had a shower, ...