The Wonders of Wadi Rum

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Stunning sandstone mountains sculpted over millions of years by the elements.

Great granite rock formations rising from the sandy valley.

It’s a geologist’s wet dream and a traveller’s fantasy.

T.E. Lawrence wrote about it during his participation in the Arab Revolt of 1917-18.

Lawrence of Arabia was filmed here.

It’s 720 square kilometers of protected desert, but it is like no desert I have ever seen before.

All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible. This I did. T.E. Lawrence ◦ Introductory Chapter. Seven Pillars of Wisdom (1922)

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. Amazing pictures! Love the round balancing rock.

    1. peiterry says:

      Thank you maersky for reblogging my Wadi Rum post on Travel.Just travel. Oman is one of my favourite countries so very interested in your blog.

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