and if you put them together, this is what it boils down to.
I'm quite proud of our work in Oman, we went really not knowing very much, but it turned out wonderfully in the end. We worked (and are still working) on a lot of projects..
Here's an image from the Empty Quarter. I'm not old fashioned enough to take photographs in black & white, and considering that by nature the desert is quite simple and plain..
We had been bouncing along in the 4x4's since first light. Progressively the road turned from tarmac to gravel to sand, and then with the minarets of Al Hashman fading back into the heat haze..
“Anywhere else in the world, and there would be a hotel here.” Terry said to me one day, as we stood watching the waves breaking. The huge imposing cliffs of the Dhofar Mountains stood behind us, one of the last refuges of the Arabian Leopard..