Month: October 2015

Ras Al Sawadi’s Sooty Falcons

October 2012 The recently widened road snakes and switches up and down the stark Al Hajar Mountains from the flat, endless gravel plains dotted with Acacia that envelop the small town of Ibri to the narrow coastal plain that runs from Muscat north to Sohar. Al Batina is […]

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Wild Oare Marshes

The day is quiet and the sea still; there is not a breath of breeze to turn against. The oblique sunlight breaks through the layers of high grey cloud from time to time and casts a soft shadow. The waders stand quiet in their ranks. The regiments of […]

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Dungeness B

The dawn sky is a wash of saturated purple and vivid orange like an overdone postcard; the sunlight edges the curved hulls of the fishing boats, warms the waves of shingle to a russet and whitens the windows in the small wooden houses. The view just before […]

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