Posted on April 8, 2020
In the desert outside Al-Ain, in the United Arab Emirates, various modes of travel are on offer. Having ridden (albeit briefly) a camel – an interesting, if rather unsettling, experience – personally I’d stick to the road.
Posted on October 10, 2017
This week, Frank has chosen ‘sand’ as his Tuesday Challenge theme.
I think I can help you there. We lived in Abu Dhabi for ten years and were surrounded by the stuff.
This image, however, comes from the desert just outside the oasis town of Al Ain. It’s not that far from civilisation (witness the electricity pylons on the horizon), but the dunes seem to roll away endlessly in every direction. Note also the animal tracks.
Posted on September 16, 2016
In the desert outside Al Ain, in the United Arab Emirates, this single, isolated, ghaf tree somehow manages to flourish.
Posted on August 20, 2016
Posted on September 4, 2015
Palm trees cast long shadows across a path in Hili Oasis, near Al Ain in the United Arab Emirates, producing the illusion of depth in an abstract image that makes me think of something a space probe might send back from the surface of a distant planet. (Although that’s probably just me.)
Posted on January 16, 2015
Another entry for this week’s Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge.
Taken at the Hili Oasis in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, this is the stump of a palm tree that’s had a severe pruning.