Attempting the climb in darkness, not entirely sure of your destination, more so if alone, is a sure way to get in a lot of troubles fast.
Wadii are your only way to get through the Arabian mountains. Knowing your way through this ever changing maze is a must.
Time to leave the sand dunes and clim up the Al Hajar mountains. A successions of dry wadii cutting through bare rocky formations.
Learn how to read the sand and it will guide you, have patience and it will reward you. The desert is a never ending amazement.
To the end of another day…
The sound of prayer travel with the desert wind. Regardless of your religion, it is a guiding beacon in the middle of isolation.
I see the sand dance to the rhythm of the wind... Nomadic ballet ! take the time to listen & observe the sound of nature.
Kids in remote villages still living the old fashion way, far from the bling of Dubai and its oversized malls.
Camel racing is one of the most popular pastime in Arabia. As popular as horse racing, it is a must do on your list if in the gulf.
At last morning, whom I waited for all night ! Or how sleeping in the heat of the desert can be complicated if not acclimated.